April 18, 2018
In the early 1980s, pressure was building against the Northern Territory as a tax haven and those protecting it.
April 16, 2018
Doing the Darwin Shuffle was big in the '70s. No, it wasn't a dance move. The Darwin Shuffle is an avoidance scheme that operated in the NT from at least the early 1970s through to the 1980s and had serious political ramifications.
April 3, 2018
The case of NT News reporter Craig Dunlop, who has been facing contempt of court charges, should be a lesson for court administrators and judges everywhere: if you're going to charge a journalist and their employer, make sure you know who published what, when and on whose authority.
December 11, 2017
NT youth courts are under stress but that doesn't mean judges should be kept at any cost.
September 18, 2017 9
Bob Gosford received three marriage equality voting forms in the mail, where he should've only received one. What would you do in his situation?
September 13, 2017
How much does the NT government holding in security bonds from mining companies? The companies don't want you to know -- but a tiny band of determined activists have brought the information to light.
September 8, 2017 4
It's a long, slow march back to power for the CLP.
August 28, 2017
The old, foreboding curse "may you live in interesting times" doesn't apply to Michael Gunner's leadership. The real test of the NT government will be what forward-thinking policy they can implement during this period of stability.
August 18, 2017
When TFS, now Quintis, received major project status from the Country Liberal Party many were sceptical. But now the new Gunner government has decided to continue backing the company, we have to ask whether any of this stands up to scrutiny.
August 14, 2017
BuzzFeed has a lesson in how not to cover the Garma Festival.
August 9, 2017
The Indigenous Employment Provisional Sum might, unsurprisingly, turn out to be subject to widespread fraud.
July 26, 2017
Old wounds will be re-opened in the Federal Court after disgruntled Aboriginal Australians filed an action against the Northern Land Council for allegedly losing them large sums of money after canning the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump proposal.
July 17, 2017 1
Proposals for a local inquiry into political donations -- and its ugly cousin election funding -- have been around for a while. And this one might be DOA.
June 19, 2017 17
The judge seemed uninterested in the “extremely difficult set of circumstances” the boy was facing.
May 31, 2017 2
Much of the Uluru statement consists of emotional -- albeit noble -- claims, motherhood statements and flowery language.
February 24, 2017 1
NT blogger Bob Gosford reckons he knows the answer, and it's not Queensland.
November 29, 2016
Adam Giles held on for so long because he was "the alpha male, the strongest performer -- the most ruthless and the most willing to strike to defend his territory."
November 28, 2016 2
The public blood sport that was the Terry Mills/Adam Giles governments has been laid bare by Ben Smee and Christopher A. Walsh of the NT News.
November 21, 2016 4
Back to the drawing board, Keith.
November 4, 2016
The NT government will not touch the "Jesus loves nachos", the iconic graffiti on the way out of Katherine.