Too smart by half at the Sunday Terror – the Berrimah Line still rules …

To set the record straight - there is no "Marion Dam" at Tennant Creek. There is however, a "Mary Ann Dam" (known as Tingkkarli to the Warumungu traditional owners and native title custodians) situated just through the gap north of the town. Construction commenced in 1979 and Mary Ann Dam was opened by local MLA (and later NT Chief Minister) Ian Tuxworth in 1981.

A tale of two Presidents …

This is an excerpt of a speech given by the President of the United States of America on January 19, 1989. The full text of the speech can be viewed at Now, tomorrow is a special day for me. I’m going to receive my gold watch. And since this is the last speech that [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:27:01+09:30July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crocs in the Cabinet: The CLP, politics as farce and farce as politics

This book is about the fall of an empire – about the power struggles and missteps and flawed characters that took the CLP from the Northern Territory’s dominant political force to near extinction, from an election win in 2012 to holding just two seats in Parliament four years later: Ben Smee and Christopher Walsh.

Lord Ashcroft’s Republican Convention Diary: Days One and Two

So far, Trump has relied largely on the media to get his message out. As one experienced Donald-watcher explained: “It’s not that he hates the media – he doesn’t like investigative reporting about himself. Hillary hates the press. She’d be fine if the press never covered her again, but Donald Trump wouldn’t.”

Strider: The loss of an extraordinary environmental elder

Strider will be missed by an enormous network of friends, students and fellow campaigners across the Northern Territory, Australia and indeed the world. Strider passed away on Tuesday night in his home in the Solar Village, Humpty Doo, surrounded by loved ones after a long journey with cancer and associated illnesses. He dealt with this journey over the last year with the same dignity and grace in which he lived his full and purpose filled life.

By |2015-12-17T22:24:00+09:30December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delia Lawrie and a “wilful disregard of the known facts”

"Mr Maurice submitted that in fact Ms Lawrie, Mr Wyvill and Ms Spurr had conspired to engage in a course of deceit and despicable behaviour to make it appear that the plaintiff had not adopted a strategy to ignore, disengage and discredit the Inquiry. The case depended upon Ms Lawrie, Mr Wyvill and Ms Spurr getting away with an outrageous deception of the Court. Justice Stephen Southwood." Lawrie v Lawler (No 2) [2015] NTSC 46.

By |2015-08-20T18:01:58+09:30August 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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