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Territory tourism playing catch-up

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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.

Back to the land of milk and honey




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.


Inadequate mining bonds




With fracking the problem may balloon, writes Bruce Francais. Picture: McArthur River Mining site.


How Alice missed the Big One, spin continues


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.


Chamber says 'no' to race based tender rules



Government's race-based tendering requirements cannot be justified, says Kay Eade (pictured), CEO of the Alice Springs Chamber of Commerce. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Lambley broadside: Giles arrogant, dishonest




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.

Conlan resigns from the front bench



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.


Would be political assassin's past with the police

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.

Giles government best of a poor bunch



The Giles Government should be doing everything they can in their remaining 18 months to make us want them returned, however unlikely that may presently seem.


Release full fracking report, says Opposition




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.


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