Alice Springs town camp residents consider impact of alcohol bans following PM’s crisis visit

As a decision looms as to whether Northern Territory Intervention-era alcohol bans should be reinstated, residents who could be impacted by the potential changes are considering their options. key points: Advice on whether alcohol bans should be reinstated in town camps and remote communities will be given to the prime minister within a week Some … Read more

Alice Springs youth crime spree triggers extreme response from NT Police

Northern Territory Police warned Alice Springs residents to avoid the CBD last night after three stolen, vehicles including a Toyota Prado from the ABC compound on Gap Road, were observed driving in a dangerous manner and targeting police vehicles. Key points: Police say five children aged between 11 and 13 were apprehended Mayor Matt Paterson … Read more

Prime Minister Scott Morrison promises $300 million for Northern Territory energy industry, $14 million to fight crime

A re-elected Coalition government would hand up to $130 million to gas giants in the Northern Territory to invest in carbon capture and storage, as part of a $300 million energy industry funding promise. Key points: Scott Morrison says the $300 million energy spend will boost the NT industry The bulk of the funding will … Read more