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Aboriginal construction jobs that last

By ERWIN CHLANDA Alice Springs builder Murray River North, which usually reaches or gets close to its target of 40% Aboriginal employment, is one of...

Southern half of the NT: Chansey Paech is the go-to

By ERWIN CHLANDA New NT Government Minister Chansey Paech says the election has made it clear there is no majority opposition to building the national...

Cabinet: Mega department, mega debt

  By ERWIN CHLANDA Chief Minister Michael Gunner (pictured) has given himself the portfolio of Treasurer previously held by Nicole Manison, presiding over a deficit approaching...

When five are not enough, and when they are

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Town Council deferred dealing with a motion by councillors Jamie de Brenni and Jacinta Price that would have “co-opted” fellow CLP...

CLP concedes defeat but three Alice seats too close to call

By ERWIN CHLANDA The CLP has conceded defeat in the Territory election but the results in Araluen, Braitling and Namatjira are unlikely to be clear...

Gunner’s Alice: real issues nowhere to be seen

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA Labor clearly thinks it can get away with campaigning on a single issue: COVID-19. Michael Gunner last night used the entire...

Driver arrested after running COVID checkpoint

A man who ran a COVID control point was stopped by police with tyre deflation devices 20 km west of Katherine on the Victoria...

Dingoes, not goats

Sir – "Mark Reidel would like to see a Territory cooperative for small sized goat farming creating a “wide range of affiliated occupations and...

Glory days of Anzac Oval in the 1950s

Sir – I've been researching NT football history for many years and I continue to do so. I have just commented on one of...

A pub with no beer no more

 

 

Beer at Monte's – see how it's made and then drink it. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

The first beer

 

 

 

The first beer under the new rules was served in the Todd Tavern in the Mall a few minutes ago. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Man armed with hunting-style knife arrested

"Verbal commands and appropriate operational safety tactics," avoid harm, say police.

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Native title boss gets domestic violence order

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Tennant Times goes exclusively online

By ERWIN CHLANDA Tomorrow the Tennant & District Times will publish its last printed edition and go exclusively online, in its 46th year of circulation. "The...

Top cop lashes out on “brazen and cowardly conduct”

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