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Transport Hall manager takes Liz Martin to court



The NT Government appointed manager of the National Transport Hall of Fame is taking to court Liz Martin, the co-founder of the iconic tourist attraction and for decades its driving force. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Volunteers are pictured on Liz Martin's Facebook site.

It's good-bye, Liz Martin, after 25 years creating an icon



The former heart and soul of the National Transport Hall of Fame was doing her final job for the iconic institution that was her life for more than a quarter of a century. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Transport Hall co-founder lashes out at government take-over


"The hypocrisy of sacking board members because they weren't NT residents and then appointing interstate managers is just breathtaking," says Lindsay Johannsen (at right) whose family has had a major role in the Territory transport industry for more than 100 years. At left: The Johannsen's Bertha, the crowning exhibit at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame, crossing the Georgina River near Urandangie.

Debt-ridden govt wrests control of debt-free Transport Hall


The National Transport Hall of Fame is financially sound and has major assets but the Acting Director-General of Licensing Sally Ozolins has appointed a statutory manager to the organisation because it “has not functioned in accordance with the Associations Act 2003 or its Constitution”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Transport Hall fiasco may revive pressure groups




Government incompetence climaxing with the possible loss or down-sizing of the National Transport Hall of Fame may trigger the revival of Advance Alice and Action for Alice groups, writes STEVE BROWN.

Inquiry into Road Transport Hall of Fame

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Offers to access various grants and subsidised consulting services have not been taken up to date, claims Department of Trade, Business and Innovation. Ms Martin is pictured with the results of a break-in into her office. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

New attraction while we can't look after the ones we have?

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Will a national Indigenous art gallery go the same way the National Transport Hall of Fame is likely to? Let’s get the foundations laid properly first before building castles in the sky, comments ALEX NELSON.

Meeting in CM office will be Transport Hall's 'make or break'




CEO Liz Matin (pictured) says assistance from departmental officers with compliance issues of no use: "We continually get put in the too hard basket," she says. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Transport Hall of Fame important for town: Gunner

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Police will be providing protection from criminals and departmental officials assistance with "compliance and governance," says Chief Minister.


Truckies at Alice reunion predict big changes

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Glasses that will keep drivers awake and real-time monitoring from satellites of speed, location and engine temperature – these will help to ensure a long life for road transport, say Industry Icons Gary and Steve Radford. ERWIN CHLANDA reports from the National Transport Hall of Fame reunion in Alice Springs.


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