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Dan Murphy’s pulls the pin on Darwin store

By ERWIN CHLANDA Araluen Independent Robyn Lambley says there are similarities between the art gallery schemozzl in Alice Springs and the collapse of the Woolworths...

Letting the kids know we’re here

By KIERAN FINNANE The Arrernte Strong Grandmothers’ group have added their clout to those walking Alice Springs central streets at night, trying to engage with...

$2m staff support important, says tourism lobby

By ERWIN CHLANDA Grants totalling $2m for recruiting hospitality staff have been welcomed by Tourism Central Australia CEO Danial Rochford but he says he’s having...

Lack of manpower stops Henley on Todd

By ERWIN CHLANDA The dry river regatta Henley on Todd, due to celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, has been cancelled because Rotary could not...

Mercure to stay despite concern over hotels used for quarantine

By ERWIN CHLANDA SafeNT is going to continue using the Mercure Alice Springs as a quarantine station despite renewed concerns that hotels are not fit...

Big wins highlight talent gulf in netball

By STEVE MENZIES Massive wins by the top two KFC Alice Springs A-Grade netball teams emphasised the gulf in talent that exists in the sport. Rovers...

A good citrus tree can be a half century investment

By GEOFF MIERS With nurseries stocked for the new season and conditions perfect for planting, it's time to think about introducing new citrus trees to...

Players named for the week-end netball championships

By STEVE MENZIES While most of the KFC Alice Springs Netball Association enjoy a weekend off, 68 players, their coaches, managers and a group of...

Alice girls win Young Achiever Awards

Alice Springs candidate Sinafoni Naufahu (above, right) won the NT Government Young Carers Award at the Young Achiever Awards announced in Darwin last night. The...

Cart before horse: Govt seeks visitors while staff critically short

By JULIUS DENNIS After a hectic Easter period, the shortage of skilled labour continues to wreak havoc in tourism operations across Central Australia and has...

Netball: Under 17s to battle out the match of the night

By STEVE MENZIES There are interesting contests through the grades as the KFC Alice Springs Netball season approaches the third way through this evening. Four of...

Firestorm of protest over water allocation

By ERWIN CHLANDA The awarding of the NT's biggest ever groundwater extraction licence for a cattle station tuned food producer 380 km north of Alice...
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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...

Our rich culture to be on display

Filipino and Balinese performers, the famous King Marong with African drumming and dancing, Nepalese dancers, a Hindu group, Studio B dancers and the...