IT’S a typically hot May morning in Kalkaringi (Kalkarindji) and taking refuge inside the airconditioned comfort of the new Child and Family Centre, members of the Local Advisory Board are deep in discussion.
A TOP Territory bull rider turned “vigilante debt collect(or)” has walked free on a suspended sentence after attacking his former friend as he slept and demanding he hand over a horse truck and bobcat.
A POPULAR Darwin watering hole has been blasted by the NT Liquor Commission as having “the appearance of a rowdy pub beer garden rather than alfresco cafe” and found in breach of its licence for having a dance floor.
IT’S the peak of the Territory tourism season but eager holiday-makers — and returning locals alike — are being left fuming, with many having to wait “several hours” for taxis when they land at Darwin and Alice Springs airports.
RENTS of up to $1000-a-week could be commonplace in Darwin’s CBD within the next three years, as expected economic growth combines with investor interest and an influx of tertiary students in the city.
BLAIN MLA Mark Turner has written to the Attorney-General urging a mould inspection of every home and worksite owned by the Northern Territory government, amid concerns of a “timebomb” of medical complications similar to those suffered by an eight-year-old girl in 2019.
TINA Macfarlane has blasted “commentators” blaming her for the CLP’s thumping in the federal seat of Solomon and said “restrictive” rules over what she could and couldn’t say prevented her campaigning at her very best.
POLICE bureaucracy allegedly ignored pleas to combat rampant mould in an officer’s home on the Tiwi Islands, in the years leading up to a terrifying medical episode which left an eight-year-old girl in ICU with “decaying flesh” in her throat.