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McConnell 'highly likely' to run for Braitling

 

Scott McConnell (pictured), the current Member for Stuart, blames his former Labor colleague Dale Wakefield for "derailing" the National Indigenous Art Gallery and the Chief Minister for selling short the regions and Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

An island home or youth detention?

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1Territory candidate for Stuart Andi Bracey (pictured), mother of five and ex-president of the NTICPA, looks back on her volunteer work with young delinquents sent to an island for answers to the current youth corrections scandal.

 

Paech, McConnell to stand for Labor

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Candidates for Stuart, Namatjira announced. Will Chansey Paech (pictured) cause another $100,000 council by-election? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

McDouall Stuart, aboooouuuut turn!

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The controversial John McDouall Stuart statue has done an about-turn, and is now facing south where he should be going, as one local wag puts it. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Bess Price must come clean on nuclear dump

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Parks Minister and Member for Stuart, Bess Price, must come clean about her activities around the possible nomination of a nuclear waste dump site in her electorate of Stuart, writes Gerry McCarthy, Shadow Minister for Resources.

 

Stuart is holding the wrong rifle

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Just as you thought the row over the Stuart statue is all over, gun enthusiast Des Nelson has discovered the weapon the explorer is holding – the subject of so much criticism – is the wrong one.

 

Recipient of Hampton's unsolicited email "will take issue further"

The "unpaid professional assistant" of Bess Price, the Country Liberals' candidate for Stuart, says her opponent Karl Hampton has sent electioneering materials to friends of hers who don't live in the electorate.
The assistant, Ms Price's husband Dave, says it appears Mr Hampton has used a mailing list belonging to Ms Price without her permission.
The whole thing is a bit of a family affair but tempers are rising.

Mr Hampton did not respond to our invitation to comment – but one of his minders gave a snutty reply. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE JULY 30, 12:15pm

Hampton email recipient will "take this issue further".

Can Bess Price wrest Stuart from Labor?

Bess Price on the campaign trail, talking with Laramba resident Ronnie McNamara and Napperby pastoralist Janet Chisholm.

 

Is a swing on in the vast Northern Territory electorate of Stuart? It's been held by Labor since 1983. Can well-regarded and outspoken senior Warlpiri woman Bess Nungarrayi Price wrest it from Labor for the Country Liberals? One voter doesn't make up the 15% needed but Ronnie McNamara in Laramba is eloquent: "We tried Karl Hampton and before him Peter Toyne. Nothing happened. We need someone who can help us ... We might vote for that Country party." KIERAN FINNANE accompanies Bess Price on the campaign trail.

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