Northern Territory

Rainbow pride to give colour to CBD

People around the world gathered this weekend to show their support for the LGBT community during Pride Month, including thousands at the New York City Pride parade, one of the largest in the world. Photo: Associated Press RAINBOW pride is coming to Darwin after the council unanimously passed a motion …

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Northern Territory

Search on for man overboard off Cox Peninsula

WATER police have launched a desperate search for a person believed to have fallen overboard from a vessel off the Cox Peninsula. It is understood the incident happened near Point Margaret this evening. Fading light is reportedly hampering the search. Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/national/northern-territory/search-on-for-man-overboard-off-cox-peninsula/news-story/29c3cd04db9c351f158545b66852ac69

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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 Darwin Council chamber when council backflipped on its decision to get rid of the Fannie Bay Equestrian Club, instead offering it a …

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Staging a forum for change

Osamah Sami and Kyle Walmsley star in Mary Anne Butler’s new play The Sound of Waiting. PICTURE: Glenn Campbell MARY Anne Butler’s new play, The Sound of Waiting, was inspired by an infamous quote by Tony Abbott about asylum seekers. When Abbott said: “Jesus knew that there was a place …

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Northern Territory

Straight to the pool room you go

The rock in David Close’s hand is 1.4 billion years old. And if Darryl Kerrigan from the hit film The Castle unwrapped it as a present, it would be “going straight to the pool room”. It was Kerrigan’s way of showing his appreciation for the simple things. It takes a …

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Northern Territory

Teen charged with string of crimes

AN Alice Springs teen has been charged with a range of property crimes dating as far back as January. AN Alice Springs teen has been charged with a range of property crimes dating as far back as January. The 13-year-old, over three robberies, is alleged to have stolen alcohol, bolt …

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Northern Territory

Roo ‘Boomer’ Harvey could be NTFL-bound

AFL: Stay up to date with all your teams injury news. North Melbourne champion Brent Harvey could be in the double blue of the Darwin Buffaloes in the 2017-18 NTFL season. Picture: MICHAEL KLEIN The NTFL is set to gain some serious star power, with the AFL’s longest-serving player a …

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Northern Territory

The elephant in the room Q&A ignored

IS IT time to lower the voting age to boost youth engagement in Australian politics? That was the first question put to a group of high school students on Monday night as they took their seats on the ABC Q&A panel for the first time. But it wasn’t the question …

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Northern Territory

Today’s Wicking cartoon

THE NT News normally prints Wicking’s cartoons but tomorrow we might be in it after a production error saw the wrong day’s cartoon printed. To make sure you don’t miss your daily dosage of Wicking, here’s the cartoon that was meant to be in today’s paper. Originally published as Today’s …

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Northern Territory

Feds urged to close gap on indigenous housing

Selena Malibirr, 29, and son Germaine, 12 months, outside their home in Ramingining. PICTURE: Matt Cunningham CHIEF Minister Michael Gunner has hit back at the Federal Government over GST funding, saying the Commonwealth has a responsibility to govern for all Australians, “not just Greater Western Sydney”. Mr Gunner made the …

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