Falklands War

Director George Lucas and his partner Mellody Hobson. Photo: Reuters

Briefs, January 5, 2013

Two ghost gum trees painted many times by famed Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira were burnt down just as they were being considered for inclusion on a heritage register. Northern Territory Minister for Indigenous Advancement Alison Anderson said police believe arsonists set ablaze the trees, 16 kilometres from Alice Springs.