The choice of materials, its heavy form and clutter of lines means it cannot sit lightly in the landscape, surely a bottom-line criterion for a structure like this. KIERAN FNNANE comments and seeks the views of design professionals.
These days in consultations by AAPA, the 'right person' is the one who ticks the box, say the Stuart family, custodians for Tharrarltneme (Annie Meyer Hill) where the Chief Minister wants to build a boardwalk. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Sacred sites issues rear their heads from time to time, usually highlighting the black - white divide. It happened – absurdly – at the Mbantua Festival. Are we having a review of the Act? Should we? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Bess Price, the Minister responsible.
UPDATED, November 29, 2013, 6.37am and again at 9.27am. See FULL STORY.
The Opposition describes government intentions for the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (AAPA) as "a dangerous plan to scrap" it. However, Bess Price, as Minister for Community Services, says the Opposition's statements are an "hysterical beat-up". The controversy follows recent conflicts between the AAPA and the Mbantua Festival about the use of the Old Telegraph Station in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
The sacred sites fiasco over the Mbantua Festivals once again puts the actions of the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (AAPA) in the spotlight, writes Steve Brown, of Alice Springs. PHOTO:Men dancing at the Overland Telegraph Station during the festival was one of the issues raised by the authority.
Mbantua Festival chairman Neville Perkins attacks Imparja TV for inadequate involvement in the event while he cops flak from the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Sacred rocks behind the Mbantua performance areas are at the centre of the latest festival controversy.