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Peace Pilgrims: evidence on why, not if they were at Pine Gap

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They will be presenting evidence that Raytheon, which they suggest is a large private defence contractor at the base,  is also one of the world’s largest suppliers of weapons, and that Pine Gap is involved in providing targeting information for those weapons. However, Crown witness Sgt Kenneth Napier said Raytheon is no longer a "service provider" at the base. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Government to pay $30m plus in rent for court

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It amounts to three times the initial government estimate, plus $3m for fit-out. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Supreme Court – the inside story

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How should the community interpret the attention to its needs in the interior spaces of the new Supreme Court building? asks KIERAN FINNANE.


Court placing itself above the community?

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"Any such impression would be entirely mistaken," said Chief Justice Michael Grant, presiding over the ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court that inaugurated its new Alice Springs facilities today. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Bashings, break-ins, robberies, car thefts: teen girls guilty



On one side of the ledger, victims, women in the main and girls, punched, kicked, pulled by the hair, beaten with sticks, threatened, terrorised, robbed. On the other side, perpetrators, all girls, and in many ways victims too. In four out of five cases, neglect by their families substantially contributed to their offending. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATED, March 9, 2016, 9.05am. 

Court does not challenge "broader water allocation policy"




I will now need to reconsider and review the decisions of the Water Controller again, writes Willem Westra van Holthe (pictured), Minister for Land Resource Management.


Legal aid funding cuts 'false economy'




The Aboriginal legal aid service in Alice Springs (CAALAS) is facing a funding cut of 40% over three years as the Territory Chief Justice (pictured) says such savings are a "false economy". ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Law enforcement leads changes to CBD




Location, location, location. I think that real estate mantra sums up why the former video shop then Government’s Alcohol Courts opposite Billy Goat Hill will not be converted into a Supreme Court.

Two new supreme courts, no expenses spared


The NT Government endlessly gripes about the debt left to it by its Labor predecessor. Why is it now seeking tenders for two new supreme courts, no expenses spared? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The mothballed court house (pictured) corner Railway and Stott Terraces is unlikely to be used.

Alice Supreme Court matters up by 40% in 2013/14



Crime in Alice decreasing? Not at the serious end of the spectrum it would seem. Chief Justice Trevor Riley said today that criminal lodgements (formal accusations) in the Alice Springs registry of the Supreme Court are expected to be up by 40% in 2013/2014 compared to the previous reporting year.

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