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  1. Indigenous activists demand better representationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABC News

    Indigenous activists have demanded a new national body to represent Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people at a conference in Alice Springs. The Northern Territory's Australian of the Year, Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, told the conference it would help unite Indigenous people from the Top End to Tasmania.

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  2. Arrest made in infamous cold-case murderRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABC News

    Police in Queensland have arrested former Alice Springs resident Adam Filippone, in a dramatic twist in an infamous Northern Territory cold-case. Filippone will stand trial for the 2008 murder of Peter Murphy, whose body was discovered in a shallow grave, marked by beer bottles, about 130 kilometres north of Alice Springs.

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  3. New exhibition charts impact of immigrants on AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    A new exhibition chronicling the impact of Australia's immigrants on modern Australia and the advertising campaigns that got them here gets underway in Canberra this week. The acting curator of the National Archives of Australia, Sara King, said the exhibition - A Ticket to Paradise - highlights the largest immigration records collection in Australia, with thousands of images and stories of new Australians.

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  4. Hobart Airport reports modest 2014 growth; Jetstar is #1 airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anna.aero

    Offering a population of over 200,000, Hobart is the capital of Tasmania. The city's deep water port is a stepping stone for Antarctic tourists, an important traffic generator for Hobart Airport, which currently handles around two million passengers per year.

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  5. More - ABC RuralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Watermelon harvesting is in full-swing in Central Australia, with fruit being sent around the country for the start of summer. While some will choose to eat them whole, or serve them up as dessert, others will get a little creative.

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  6. NT welcomed into FFA Cup, 'David and Goliath' match possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    A team of Northern Territory amateurs from Darwin, Alice Springs or remote Borroloola could go head-to-head with A-League stars in next year's Football Federation of Australia Cup round of 32. The FFA announced today it would allocate one of the 32 available places in the first round of the cup to an NT team for the first time. The announcement means an NT football team has a better chance of competing nationally than an Australian Rules football one.

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  7. Eels return to Red CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    National Rugby League will return to the Red Centre next year when Parramatta Eels battle with Wests Tigers on Friday February 13 at Anzac Oval. The trial match is part of a $4 million four-year deal between the Giles Government and the Eels to play an NRL premiership match in Darwin and a pre-season match in Alice Springs annually.

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  8. Exclusive: Timor PM protecting 'corrupt' Cabinet membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    The report, by Darwin-based barrister Alistair Wyvill SC, said the extraordinary sacking of the judges, attorneys and anti-corruption advisers was part of an escalating campaign by Mr Gusmao that threatens the safety of judicial officers still in the country. Last month, at the urging of Mr Gusmao, Timor's parliament passed resolutions to expel the judicial officers, justifying the dramatic step on the alleged ineptitude of the judges and the courts' handling of contentious tax cases involving US oil giant ConocoPhillips.

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  9. Exclusive: Timor PM protecting 'corrupt' Cabinet members: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Age

    The shock decision by East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao to expel foreign judges and advisers from the country appeared to be connected to corruption cases against his cabinet, a damning report to Australia's judges and lawyers has alleged. The report, by Darwin-based barrister Alistair Wyvill SC, said the extraordinary sacking of the judges, attorneys and anti-corruption advisers was part of an escalating campaign by Mr Gusmao that threatens the safety of judicial officers still in the country.

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  10. Melanka to hit new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Northern Territory News

    AN 86-room hotel with a rooftop bar and 178 apartments have been revealed as features of the proposed eight-storey Melanka redevelopment. Community consultation on the estimated $100 million "urban village" project began last night with a presentation to Alice Springs Town Council and will continue for two months.

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  11. Darwin daredevils brave underwater Cage Of Death just inches from 16-foot crocodileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Daily Mail

    Pictured underwater, plucky tourists are offered the chance to swim with the huge snapper, coming within inches of its huge jaws. Say cheese! Daredevils try out the underwater attraction at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Australia, just inches from a huge crocodile Underwater adventure: The nine-foot-high container is known as the Cage Of Death, and protects thrillseekers from the giant reptile Guests get up close to crocs including Chopper - who is 86 years old and has a varied diet including buffalo, chicken, beef heart and fish Thrillseekers will be contained in a nine-foot-high, acrylic container, known as the Cage Of Death, which protects them should the reptile - called Chopper - attack.

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  12. Study contradicting Forrest review finds income management failingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | ABC News

    Income management in the Northern Territory has not led to people on welfare drinking less alcohol, sending their children to school more often or buying healthier food, according to the findings of a three-year study commissioned by the Federal Government. A report from the study Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory was handed to the Department of Social Services on September 30 but has still not been seen by the Minister, Kevin Andrews.

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  13. Rinehart slams 'negativity' regarding mining industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Age

    "For an industry that delivers so much, wouldn't you think there would be just a little more understanding and less negativity for what mining contributes to our country?": Gina Rinehart said in a speech in Darwin on Saturday. Photo: Joe Armao Gina Rinehart has attacked the "negativity" she says the mining industry is regarded with, considering Australia couldn't "survive" without it.

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  14. Records broken in another scorcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Northern Territory News

    MUCH of the nation sweltered today as a blistering heatwave moved southeast across the country into New South Wales after already baking Queensland and South Australia. After a hot Friday - when it was 36C by 10am - the temperature soared to record highs in Sydney's west.

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  15. Domestic abusers will stay in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Northern Territory News

    REPEAT domestic violence offenders will be more likely to be refused bail while they wait for their court date under new legislation to be put to Parliament. NT Attorney-General John Elferink is seeking to amend the Bail Act to prevent people with a history of domestic violence getting back on the streets if they breach a domestic violence order.

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  16. Wallabies fall short against IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Northern Territory News

    THE Wallabies lost the battle against Ireland, but coach Michael Cheika believes they are winning the war against the perception that they are a soft touch. The 26-23 loss to the Irish in Dublin was a heartbreaker for the team and its supporters, but Cheika was pleased with the grit shown by his much-maligned forwards.

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  17. Aussie rules as Irish beaten in PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Northern Territory News

    Australia have won the International Rules series for the first time since 2010. The star studded team got the jump on Ireland, but faced a nervy finish to win 56-46.

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  18. Buffaloes show their true coloursRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Northern Territory News

    THE Buffaloes won an NTFL classic at TIO Stadium on Saturday night in another reminder the former league powerhouse is beginning to awaken from an eight-year slumber. The Double Blues beat second-placed Nightcliff by seven points to jump to fourth place on the Premier League ladder.

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  19. Govts must cut mining regulation: RinehartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | West Australian

    Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has conceded the anti-development message is winning as she called on government to relax regulation and cut mining red tape. "Regulations are crushing the entrepreneurial spirit of our country, they are sending investment to countries that will then compete with us."

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  20. Largest NT drug lab raided in AliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Northern Territory News

    Police cordon off the entrance to an alleged drug lab house on Larapinta drive on Friday night. Fire crews were called to clear the area of dangerous chemicals.

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