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p2404 carpark opening 2SMAfter speeches and a sausage sizzle, the Albrecht Oval carpark extension is officially open – but car parking elsewhere in town remains a vexed question. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Youngsters, too, got Oz Day awards

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Leadership starts early for some as they receive recognition on Australia Day. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Social media no way to alert police to crime

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Commander Danny Bacon tells  the Town Council he is very concerned about  social media generating “vigilante activity”. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Boys in early teens on 153 criminal charges

Property crimes in residences and businesses keep courts, police on the hop.

Plans to turn Memo Club into Aboriginal 'health hub'

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Bowling green will become a car park if the application is approved, reports ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

Government disappoints on economy, crime fight: Higgins

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Government disappoints on stimulus as commercial break-ins shoot up, writes  Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured).

 

'No comment' from Adam Giles on his new mining job

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Anti fracking group puts "plum" job for ex Chief Minister with Gina Rinehart under spotlight.

 

90 become Aussies in Alice on Australia Day

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The weather held off, the Town Council opened its doors, the flag was raised and 90 people from 25 countries became Australian citizens.

 

Chinese New Year tourist market worth chasing?

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More than 11,000 Chinese visitors a day to see the 12 Apostles over the next fortnight – a market we're missing out on? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Alice police station to stay open 24/7

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"People have spoken loud and clear. It is their belief that having on officer at the front counter 24/7 makes them feel safer. We respect that," says Commander Danny Bacon. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

The West MacDonnell Ranges start at the council dump

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$30m in council savings are looking for a place to go: Would a car park bring tourists? Editor ERWIN CHLANDA suggests alternatives in our Rest & Reflection series.

 

Telling the stories of war: we could do so much better

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After visiting an Anzac Centenary exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia  KIERAN FINNANE reflects on the approach taken at Anzac Hill, where the local experience of war and conflict is entirely absent.

A contribution to our Rest & Reflection series.

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