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Parents make kids clean up their vandalism

By ERWIN CHLANDA SEE ALSO in our News in Brief. A group of children have been made to clean up their destruction following the unlawful breaking...

Helping kids in the street with all the negative stuff

By JULIUS DENNIS “There’s a spirit here that I still can’t put my hand on to figure out what it is,” says Jason Lord of...

Don’t ask and you won’t be told bull

By ERWIN CHLANDA The contempt of the NT political machinery for the public it is meant to be serving is becoming scandalous. Example One: A member...

Jagamara Nelson, a wise friend to discuss issues with

By TED JABANGARDI EGAN I was Superintendent at Yuendumu from 1957 to 1963. In 1959, an outstanding group of children finished their primary education at Yuendumu....

A touch of light: bee totemic

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam As a sequel to last week’s “The colony” I wanted to publish an image of native bees to counterbalance...

Now or never to get ready for planting months

By GEOFF MIERS You'll miss the prime planting season of March and April if you wimp out on must-do jobs in the current month promising...

One woman transport empire

By JULIUS DENNIS It has been three years since the experimental Uber offshoot Hi Oscar began operating in Alice Springs, but most around town who...

Kids, parents must pay for crime: 3 Alice MLAs

By ERWIN CHLANDA A Country Liberal Party Government would amend the Bail Act to ensure that repeat offenders face the consequences of their actions, say...

Greening a carpark – lessons for the baking acres in town centre

By KIERAN FINNANE The site was “brutal”: the concrete forecourt of the former Oasis garage, facing west, unfenced, often used as an informal carpark. That was...

A man in two worlds

By JOHN P McD SMITH By the 1960s there were Aboriginal people who were becoming prominent in Australia: Albert Namatjira, Charlie Perkins and Lowitja O’Donoghue...

Who will stop the Alice sliding from bad to worse?

COMMENT by ALEX NELSON and ERWIN CHLANDA The Todd Mall was still a street and outside the now boarded up ice cream parlour was a...

‘Decolonising’ food is aim of new group

By JULIUS DENNIS "Decolonising" the diet of people in Central Australia, particularly of the Indigenous community, is a promising way to improve health.  That view was...
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Alice to get more internet speed

Alice Springs and close-by suburbs Araluen, Braitling, Ciccone, Desert Springs, East Side, Gillen, Ilparpa, Larapinta, Ross, Sadadeen and The Gap are getting "ultrafast internet...

Focus on treaty as conditions in the bush remain appalling

PART THREE by ROGER STEELE and DON FULLER Waste and incompetence are rampant. In Part Two we gave as an example Roebourne in Western...

Netball: Even contest after splitting team

By STEVE MENZIES Splitting the eight KFC Alice Springs Netball Association team into two divisions has the potential for four even contests in this age...