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Local Government Areas of the Northern Territory

Alice Springs

1 Mereenie Loop Road

Wednesday, 27 July, 2005, 12:00am

It's not all black and white in the Red Centre

Down in the dry river bed, amid the dust and discarded beer bottles, an Aboriginal woman shrieks in rage. Between the flickering shadows cast by enormous gum trees, she lunges at an Aboriginal man, trying to punch him in the head. The man fends off her blows wearily, as others look on.

27 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Armed Outback bandit ties tourist couple to trees

Police in the Northern Territory were last night still hunting for a man who handcuffed two German women to trees after robbing them at gunpoint, in a case which has further damaged Australia's battered image as a tourist destination.

3 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

New port to spur growth for Darwin

Australia's Darwin port is constructing a new port named East Arm with the first 380 metres of berth space due for completion in 1997.

A port official said the new facilities were next to large areas of under-developed land which would be made available to enhance Darwin's commercial and industrial growth.

5 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Up the creek in Alice

THE sign was inviting: Riverside Walk. The attraction was not walking, but swimming. It was unbearably hot, around 35 degrees Celsius, the sun blazing from a clear sky. I followed the sign, and there was a concrete path, but no water, not a drop.

7 Dec 1994 - 12:00am