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NT falling behind in schools funding

 

 

Disadvantage in both the government and non-government sector is not being addressed, writes Warren Snowdon, Member for Lingiari.

 

Pine Gap: Snowden and Snowdon

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Oscar winning documentary about whistle blower Edward Snowden (pictured) at Alice's Something Somewhere film festival raises questions – for some. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

More hide and seek with de Castella's marathon funding

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Former Alice Springs sporting identity John Bell in front of his family home in Melbourne. He fears he may lose it in a court battle over a claimed debt, and a quest for information about a program costing taxpayers millions while its benefits remain unclear. ERWIN CHANDA reports.

See update May 15: Statement by Senator Nigel Scullion.

 

As DD looms: Where Is Wazza?

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Warren Snowdon (at right) is nowhere to be seen as his tongue-tied Labor team faces two elections. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

We were tricked into signing letter: Native title holders

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Two directors of Lhere Artepe (LA) say they were tricked into signing a letter by the native title organisation's chairman, Noel Kruger. LA is denying the allegation. Benedict Stevens (left) and Matthew Palmer (right) signed the letter to Chief Minister Adam Giles, with copies to Senator Nigel Scullion and MHR Warren Snowdon, as directors of LA. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Snowdon's backing for 'high cost exclusive group'

 Part of $2m project 'poor value for money' in view of department panel

 

"Select and train a small group of Indigenous distance runners who will compete in a series of distance running events around the world."

Nice work if you can get it. Someone did – former world champion marathon runner Robert "Deek" de Castella, and the rest is history. Well, not quite. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Picture by Dan Himbrechts, Adelaide Now. Robert De Castella with (left to right) Charlie Maher, Juan Darwin and Caleb Hart.

Snowdon 'pork-barreling with other people's money'

Tina McFarlane (left), Country Liberals candidate for Lingiari, has in a media release accused Warren Snowdon of “raiding the NT Aboriginals Benefits Account (ABA) to pork-barrel his election campaign”. And Shadow Indigenous Affairs Minister Senator Nigel Scullion (right), says in a media release that Minister Jenny Macklin’s speech on Labor plans for Indigenous affairs was "underwhelming and more about throwing money around, bureaucratic plans and targets rather than results".

Feds put students' hostel in a place without school

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

 

The Federal government is embarking on a desperate plan to shift responsibility and some of the costs for its failed NT indigenous boarding school program to the Northern Territory government. Warren Snowdon announced that the second hostel for 72 students would be located at the isolated location of Garthalala where there was not even a school for them to go to, writes Senator Nigel Scullion, Coalition spokesman for Indigenous Affairs (pictured).

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