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  1. Former NT Corrections Commissioner accuses legal aid organisation of colluding with ABCRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    Former Northern Territory Corrections Commissioner Ken Middlebrook told the royal commission that conditions for youth detainees at Don Dale and in Alice Springs were the result of a punitive system, driven by a 'tough on crime' political mantra. He also accused a legal aid organisation, NAAJA, of 'setting him up' in front of an ABC journalist, in order to make him, and the Department, look out of control.


  2. Former NT prison boss Ken Middlebrook decries 'militarised regime' at Don DaleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    The man who ran the Northern Territory's prison system was concerned at the number of "muscle-bound" guards recruited to supervise young Indigenous detainees. The former corrections commissioner Ken Middlebrook said guards had filmed children naked in showers and encouraged others to fight and assault detainees in return for sweets and cans of soft drink.


  3. Betty Banks writes thank you for being on My Kitchen RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Underneath the tattoos, modelling photos and IG posts, people saw me cook my heart out': Newly eliminated MKR contestant Betty Banks pens 'thank you' note for being on the show And while Betty Banks and her partner David Vu were eliminated from the show on Tuesday, she said she enjoyed her experience despite initially having 'cold feet.' The 27-year-old posted a heartfelt thank-you note to her Instagram where she reflected on making the choice to become a reality star and hinted at a new project.


  4. Unique Central Australian dates popular in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | ABC News

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  5. Learning cattle station tricks of the trade in the Red CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | ABC News

    Young people from the Top End of the Northern Territory have travelled to central Australia to learn skills required to work in the pastoral industry, such as horsemanship, leather work, welding and fencing. Trainees in the Pastoral Real Jobs Program, run through the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association, will go straight from the course to work on stations.


  6. NT Cattlemen's Association wants landholders to be able to veto frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | ABC News

    The Northern Territory Cattleman's Association has strengthened its policy on hydraulic fracturing by pushing for the right of producers to veto it on their land. While the organisation has previously advocated for mandatory land access agreements between landholders and exploration companies, it has now expanded its policy to include the right to say no.


  7. Red Centre rockmelons blossom from old seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | ABC News

    The Arid Zone Research Centre in Alice Springs is midway through a trial rockmelon harvest, which was grown from 20-year-old seeds found while clearing out a research station in Ti Tree. Stuart Smith, manager of the Central Australian Horticulture Development Project said there was half a hectare of melons, which would hopefully produce five or six tonnes.


  8. Scientific inquiry into fracking in the NT beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | ABC News

    The first day of an inquiry into fracking in Alice Springs has heard there is no evidence of damage caused by hydraulic fracturing in the United States, amid calls for more regulation into the practice. Previously, the chair of the inquiry, Justice Rachel Pepper said she wanted to hear the scientific facts, not the emotion, surrounding the issue.


  9. North Korea points finger at DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    North Korea puts on a massive live-fire artillery drill as a U.S. submarine docks in the South amid growing concern over Pyongyang's nuclear program. Ryan Brooks reports.


  10. New Specials Help Globetrotters Embark on the Ultimate Australian Rail JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Goway Travel, the leaders in travel Downunder, have announced two new rail specials for travel on Australia's most iconic train journeys, The Ghan and the Indian Pacific. Explore the Outback is a 7-day vacation starting in Adelaide.


  11. 'They were blowing ships out of the water': Surviving the bombing of DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bega District News

    Ninety-seven-year-old Jim Perrin watched the Anzac Day services from the comfort of his Tathra home this year. Picture: Alasdair McDonald Bega's oldest Returned and Services League of Australia sub-branch member watched the Anzac Day services on Tuesday from the comfort of his Tathra home.


  12. What Does a oeMother of All Bombsa Have to Do with Ch...Read the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    What Does "Mother of All Bombs", Dropped on Afghanistan, Have to Do with Christchurch Airport? In the week that the Five Eyes spy bosses are holding their secret meeting in Queenstown, thus reminding us that the Waihopai spy base is NZ's In the week that the Five Eyes spy bosses are holding their secret meeting in Queenstown, thus reminding us that the Waihopai spy base is NZ's key contributor to the US-led intelligence network and US wars, it is important to be reminded that there is another US base in NZ. A real old school military one, and it's been here for more than 60 years, quietly doing its bit as part of the global chain of US bases.


  13. Case of Alice Springs hot air balloon death to return to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Criminal proceedings over the death of a hot air balloon passenger will continue after the Northern Territory Supreme Court ruled an earlier judgement dismissing the case was wrong. Sydney woman Stephanie Bernoth, 35, suffered fatal injuries when the scarf she was wearing was sucked into an inflation fan while boarding a hot air balloon near Alice Springs in 2013.


  14. Anzac Day: Historian 'uncovers names of dozens of forgotten NT Wwi diggers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    Up to 40 Northern Territory diggers were forgotten by the history books, a military historian believes, and he hopes his research will set the record straight. Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Norman Cramp believes he has uncovered the names of dozens of forgotten Territorians who enlisted in World War I. "A big part of the research is to fill in the blanks in Northern Territory history where we don't have, in my view, accurate records of all of the men that served in the Great War," Mr Cramp, who is the director of the Darwin Military Museum, said.


  15. Indigenous kids' desert ride honours vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    A group of Northern Territory school children are riding 127km on horseback through the Central Australian desert to honour indigenous World War One soldiers. The 36 students from the remote community of Ntaria embarked on the seven-day journey last week from Hermannsburg to Alice Springs, which culminates in an Anzac parade on Tuesday.


  16. Where have all the utopian thinkers gone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | ABC News

    Decades of failed visions, like the collapse of communism, mean the idea of utopia has come to have pejorative connotations. But although we live in a very different era to when Thomas More coined the word in his landmark book The New Island of Utopia, just over 500 years ago, there are scholars who say these ideas still have a place.


  17. Border Breakfast Wrap | Monday, April 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Border Mail

    The Border Mail will be live streaming the Albury Anzac Day Dawn Service. Follow our Facebook page @bordermail from 5.30am.


  18. Brekkie Blog | Monday, April 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Advocate

    A low centre near the northwest coast will weaken as it and an associated trough cross Tasmania during today. A more significant trough and low will mover over northern Tasmania tomorrow morning, ahead of a vigorous cold front that will cross the state tomorrow night.


  19. On the go | Monday, April 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Bendigo Advertiser

    A beautiful #sunset #picoftheday thanks to @kyliek_photography! Tag your weather pics #bendigoweather and we'll feature the best ones here. A partly cloudy day ahead with a high chance of showers - Bendigo 22, Maryborough 21, Castlemaine 20, Redesdale 22, and Echuca 24. Police officers are urging people to be more responsible on the roads, with hundreds of motorists recently caught doing the wrong thing.


  20. The South Coast Brekkie Wrap | Monday, April 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | South Coast Register

    Good morning here's your headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. Scroll down and refresh for weather, road reports and more.