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Repairing social relations, repairing infrastructure

By KIERAN FINNANE The best ways to revitalise the Alice Springs CBD may well come from moves other than public works – notoriously slow anyway....

Councillors kept in the dark on TO patrol

By KIERAN FINNANE The high expectations – amongst councillors and in the community – of the Traditional Owner Foot Patrol have snagged on the recently...

Brawling parties: in the streets, in the meeting rooms

By KIERAN FINNANE See you around the table or see you in court? The Town Council last night took a bet each way: inviting the...

Council: who’s in charge?

By KIERAN FINNANE There are signs of pushback against the growing relegation of the Town Council’s Elected Members to policy-making decisions only. The business papers for...

Council: DV, parks, streets, The Hub and confidentiality

By JULIUS DENNIS With the current council’s term drawing a close, the back end of last night’s council meeting turned to what "the 13th" can...

Behind closed doors, council may be caving on Anzac Oval

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council has requested mediation, provided for under the Land Acquisition Act, as the NT Government pursues compulsory acquisition of Anzac...

Gallery for Anzac, native title consent or not

By ERWIN CHLANDA The government will push ahead with its proposed national Aboriginal art gallery on the Anzac Oval precinct no matter what is decided...

Two very different January 26 gatherings

By JULIUS DENNIS Across Australia, January 26th has come to mean different things to different people, and this was reflected in the two strikingly...

Council’s focus is on all youth, not those with ‘social challenges’

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council’s newly announced youth programs will be for “all young people”, offering “more engaging activities” in town and won’t be...

Crisis, what crisis? All quiet on the council front

By KIERAN FINNANE UPDATED, see at bottom. It was roughly one hour’s worth of tick and flick – I had to ask myself, was it...
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Telstra troubles in Alice

By OSCAR PERRI Telstra is continuing its efforts to build a mobile phone tower to service areas south of The Gap with an NTCAT challenge...

Indigenous businesses: looking for way to the top

By ERWIN CHLANDA Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA) says it wants to accel­er­ate the growth of five local Indigenous enterprises "through inten­sive men­tor­ship, project-based learn­ing, and...

‘ABSTUDY stops, holds students back’

By OSCAR PERRI Having more Aboriginal lawyers and professionals is the place to start solving crime issues of Alice Springs, but the government is not...

50 years of netball in The Alice

By STEVE MENZIES There will be a certain off-court focus for the KFC Alice Springs Netball Association this weekend. This is despite the feature match of...