Tourism in Australia is going gangbusters with 6% growth average across all states. But in the Territory it’s half that, 3%, with serious dips in the last couple of years. And will internet platforms, as they have done to print and electronic media, stand traditional government visitor promotion on its head? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The Finke is starting, accommodation is full, shops are busy, the countryside is beautiful after the rain, and beef prices are at a premium, writes Steve Brown, Candidate for Araluen, in a LETTER TO THE EDITOR.
Where were the Alice Town Council and the Chamber of Commerce when Tennant Creek snaffled the $800m GAS pipeline project? And, is control of fracking all good now? DRAWING: Sketch of a gas compression station similar to the one to be built at Warrego. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
International convention demands Adam Giles should have resigned, said Robyn Lambley (pictured): "Instead he threatened he would prefer to bring down our government. I believe Adam Giles has no integrity." ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Apart from embattled Chief Minister Adam Giles, Bess Price (Stuart) is the only front bencher in Central Australia after the resignation this morning from all his ministries by Matt Conlan (Greatorex, pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Two investigations found Mr Westra van Holthe had acted wrongly as a policeman. Now he is member of a Cabinet that effectively ended the career of the Territory's highest ranking police officer, on the basis of UNPROVEN accusations of unlawful actions, writes Bruce Francais, of Katherine.
The Giles Government needs to immediately release the full Hawke Report into Hydraulic Fracturing in the NT rather than hiding it from the public, writes Nicole Manison, Shadow Minister for the Environment.