Police have been asked to examine the costs for an overseas trip by NT Minister Peter Chandler (at right) in September 2013. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA reports about where he went, why, and how much it cost, but the Minister won't say what the public got for its money.
Minister Peter Chandler has confirmed there were defects in the emergency department built by Sydney-based Lahey Constructions which has just been awarded a $30m tender for more work at the hospital. PHOTO: A dance by traditional healers (nangkaris) opened the $25m department in June 2013. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Minister for Infrastructure, Peter Chandler (pictured), has explained why a $29.6m Alice Springs hospital tender has been awarded by the NT Government to Sydney firm Lahey Constructions Pty Ltd instead of a local company. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Education Minister Peter Chandler has rejected an offer from two teachers to meet with him in person and give him detailed, first-hand information about problems at Yirara College. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Education Minister Peter Chandler says he is prepared to order an investigation into Yirara College (pictured) if there is evidence of tumultuous conduct and danger to students and staff as has been alleged by our sources over the past two weeks. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
No Northern Territory law or regulation will limit the height of buildings in Darwin’s CBD if a proposed Planning Scheme Amendment is successfully adopted, writes Peter Chandler, Minister for Lands, Planning and the Environment.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Here is an outline of what we're proposing to Planning Minister, Peter Chandler, in a bid to to have planning regulations changed in favour of open and fair planning appeal rights. He answered quickly and reassuringly that he was looking into the matter, write Diana Rickard and Greg Chapman.
I have spent the last three days visiting remote schools on the Cape York Peninsula, analysing why they're seeing great results with far less resources than Territory schools. I was absolutely blown away by the high level of engagement in every classroom and have committed to work with Noel Pearson and his Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy, writes Peter Chandler, Northern Territory Minister for Education.