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Bob Gosford

Editor of The Northern Myth

Bob Gosford  — Editor of The Northern Myth

Darwin-based journalist and The Northern Myth blogger

Ranger danger: the shocking number of rangers killed at work

Ranger danger: the shocking number of rangers killed at work

World Ranger Day is celebrated at functions worldwide on July 31 to commemorate rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work they do to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage.

The NT and the 'bottom of the harbour' scheme

The NT and the 'bottom of the harbour' scheme

In the early 1980s, pressure was building against the Northern Territory as a tax haven and those protecting it.

When the NT was Australia's premier domestic tax haven – part one

When the NT was Australia's premier domestic tax haven – part one

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.

Why an NT News court reporter was facing a contempt of court charge

Why an NT News court reporter was facing a contempt of court charge

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.

NT judge brings 'judiciary into disrepute' but keeps job

NT judge brings 'judiciary into disrepute' but keeps job

NT youth courts are under stress but that doesn't mean judges should be kept at any cost.

I could've committed voter fraud in the marriage equality postal vote

I could've committed voter fraud in the marriage equality postal vote

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?

How a tiny Environmental Defender's Office brought mining giant Glencore to heel

How a tiny Environmental Defender's Office brought mining giant Glencore to heel

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.

Stability in the NT doesn't mean Michael Gunner's policy has to be boring

Stability in the NT doesn't mean Michael Gunner's policy has to be boring

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.

All quiet on Quintis: why is the NT govt backing a dud?

All quiet on Quintis: why is the NT govt backing a dud?

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.