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NT to become just one Federal seat of Parliament

 

 

In the absence of a successful appeal the House of Representatives NT seats of Lingiari and Solomon are going to be combined because of a drop in population. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Warren Snowdon (left) and Luke Gosling (right).

Top committee grapples with tourism development in the North

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More than 17 million tourists visiting Northern Australia in 2014/15 and spending 10 billion dollars is a fact that could be expected to send the pulse rate up a notch or two. But despite its stirring title, “Northern Horizons – Unleashing Our Tourism Potential”, the Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia report, at least judging by its chapter six, is short on excitement, specific initiatives and detail that could further crank up the industry. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

NBN: Higher cost for less speed in Lingiari

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Lingiari customers could pay 44% more than someone in the city for the same 50 Mbps speed under the new NBN plan, writes Warren Snowdon (pictured), MHR for Lingiari.

Snowdon keeps Lingiari despite a drop in his vote

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Independents and minor parties do better than in 2013 but not by a lot. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Aboriginals Benefit Account: 'Libs have runs on board'

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Jenny Macklin, Warren Snowdon contravened the intention of the account as "long-term benefit of Aboriginal people in the NT for many generations to come," writes Nigel Scullion (pictured).

 

Taking down Snowdon, little chunk by little chunk

 

As the nation turned its back on Labor, Warren Snowdon held Lingiari – how come? Has there been a convincing emphasis, in the CLP campaign, on the opportunities of leasing Aboriginal land? And does the Alice Springs Country Liberals branch need new blood? These were some issues raised by ERWIN CHLANDA with the president of the Country Liberals, Darwin architect Ross Connolly (pictured).

MacFarlane concedes in Lingiari

 

 

 

 

Country Liberals candidate Tina MacFarlane this morning conceded the Lingiari election to long-time sitting Member, Warren Snowdon. He is pictured being interviewed by Radio 8HA at noon yesterday. He claimed victory in Lingiari late yesterday. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Snowdon's new career as Groucho Marx impersonator?

 

 

 

Slags off at all local media except the ABC which gets funding increase.

Late money for Labor to hold Lingiari

The seat of Lingiari is once again too close to call with a flood of money for Labor retain the electorate, according to Sportsbet.

Land use emerges as big issue in Centre

 

 

Candidates spruiking repetitive and uninformative platitudes is an irritating feature of Australian elections which always result in the victory of one major party that is only marginally different from the other. We quickly get over it. Lingiari is different: Here the election is a matter of life and death. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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