Northern Territory

NT Govt finally hands in GST homework

The Gunner Government has finally handed in its homework to the Federal Government … it claims it will lose $2 billion in cuts to GST funding over the next couple of years THE Gunner Government has finally handed in its homework to the Federal Government. Treasurer Nicole Manison on Wednesday …

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Northern Territory

Saltie on crocky road to recovery

Middy the saltwater crocodile was found run over on Middle Arm Road near Berry Springs. picture: MICHAEL FRANCHI A TERRITORY tough saltie is recovering in hospital after taking on a car. Ark Animal Hospital practice manager Charles Giliam said the 80cm croc, named Middy by hospital staff, is recovering slowly …

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Northern Territory

Canavan resignation ‘a loss’ for Northern Territory

Herald Sun Columnist Rita Panahi discusses if dual-citizen Matt Canavan should be allowed to stay in his role as a Federal Politician on Sunrise. CHIEF Minister Michael Gunner last night lamented the loss of a “critical advocate for the North” after Minister for Northern Australia Matt Canavan quit cabinet amid …

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Northern Territory

Pony club offered new lease

Fannie Bay Equestrian Club members Lalwa May and Victoria Brenton with petitions to hand over to Darwin Council. Picture: KATRINA BRIDGEFORD SIGHS of relief were heard in the crowded Darwin council chamber as the council backflipped on its decision to get rid of the Fannie Bay Equestrian Club, instead offering …

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Northern Territory

Body of man who fell overboard found

The body of a man washed overboard off the Cox Peninsula has been found. THE body of a man who fell overboard from a fishing vessel in Tapa Bay, about 14km west of Cox Peninsula, has been found. NT Police Duty Superintendent James O’Brien said the missing man was located …

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Northern Territory

Body of man who fell overboard found

The body of a man washed overboard off the Cox Peninsula has been found. THE body of a man who fell overboard from a fishing vessel in Tapa Bay, about 14km west of Cox Peninsula, has been found. NT Police Duty Superintendent James O’Brien said the missing man was located …

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Northern Territory

Students booted over ‘creepshot’ page

Male students at John XXII College in Canberra have been expelled after taking creepy photos of female student’s breasts and posting them on Facebook. Note: This is not one of those pictures. FIVE male students have been expelled and two suspended from one of Australia’s most elite colleges — with …

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Northern Territory

‘Fry July’ making Territorians feel the heat

Tourist Dannielle Joyce cools off at Lake Alexander to escape Darwin’s above average warm nights. Picture: Justin Kennedy THE Territory is experiencing its hottest July on record. BOM NT climatologist Greg Browning said day temperatures were the highest on record for July around the entire Territory, mucking around the typically …

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Northern Territory

Battle over Barneson Boulevard already started

Flythrough vision and artists impressions of the Barneson Boulevard project in Darwin. Courtesy: NT Govt MAYBE it is an age thing but I’m starting to identify the contradictions which exist in our daily lives and it is starting to really annoy me. The number of decisions being made now based …

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Northern Territory

Territory mango season running early

Leo Skliros, owner of Skliros Produce, has been harvesting Asian mangoes for the past three weeks and now ready for export. Picture: KATRINA BRIDGEFORD Sweet, juicy mangoes are on their way, with some farmers already starting to harvest the fruit. Eagle-eyed Territorians may have noticed the boxes of green Asian …

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