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VIDEO: Watch yourself in the NAIDOC march this morning



Senior women urged about 1000 people marching and attending the rally to fight for what's right, foremost to save children from incarceration. Video by ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Help from fracking campaigner, or orchestrating students?

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Nicole Pietsch (pictured), a prominent activist against fracking, was directing the chanting by students participating in the “School Strike 4 Climate Action” in Alice Springs yesterday. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE Sunday, March 17, 11.32am: Organisesrs say there was no request from them to Ms Pietsch to direct the photo shoot.


UPDATE, 10.17am 18 March 2019: Ms Pietsch has given her account of what happened and Alice Springs News Online editor Erwin Chlanda has responded.

Big crowd at local School Strike 4 Climate Action

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Alice Springs students rallied, held speeches and marched through the CBD in  support of today's mass action across the nation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Old but fast: Rally cars criss-cross The Centre

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Classic and modern, rally cars strut their stuff and bring 400 visitors to Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE AUGUST 27: Andrew and David Travis win.

Family violence is mostly men making a choice

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"We cannot continue to face 42 women a year dying because their husband or their partner has made a choice. Indigenous women and girls are 35 times more likely to be assaulted. That is horrendous," said police Commander Michael White today. He is pictured leading the White Ribbon march, nearest to the camera. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Freedom of the road takes bikers to Alice

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500 believers in Harley Davidson registered so far – may grow to 700. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Land grab, but no dying pillow




It was fire and brimstone at noon today when a crowd of 200 listened to prominent Aboriginal activists on the council lawns, thundering about the possible closure of remote communities in Western Australia. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Anti fracking rally on Saturday




The current situation in the Northern Territory is that more than 90% has been applied for Petroleum Exploration Licenses which permit hydraulic fracturing, with more than 35% of the NT currently approved for exploration, writes Jimmy Cocking, Director, Arid Lands Environment Centre



Climate: bicycles, umbrellas, stirring placards, fuzzy feeling

It was a lovely morning: The medium-sized crowd had pedalled from the Old Eastside to the council lawns. Some had umbrellas, as had been suggested for the local manifestation of the national Climate Change GetUp Rally yesterday. The clothing was colourful, the placards stirring and the speeches generated that warm, fuzzy feeling in the tummy. ERWIN CHLANDA today spoke with ALEC's Jimmy Cocking, one of the event's organisers.

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