Bob Gosford August 31, 2009
After consistently supporting the Northern Territory Intervention, former MLA Alison Anderson appears to have done a political backflip and withdrawn her approval of the program, reports Bob Gosford.
Bob Gosford August 25, 2009
Amongst all the chaos in the NT recently, none of the press -- local or national -- or appear to have caught the real back-story of how Canberra's law saved Henderson’s flailing government, says Bob Gosford.
David Curl August 17, 2009 1 Comment
“Peace for our time” read the paper held aloft in the Darwin Parliament last Friday, when MLA Gerry Wood announced that he would keep the embattled ALP in power. But peace is a troubled concept.
Bob Gosford August 14, 2009 3 Comments
In a busy day up north, Alison Anderson has resigned from NT parliament and independent Gerry Wood has saved the Labor government. Bob Gosford and David Curl discuss the latest developments.
Crikey August 13, 2009
Rumours are circulating that NT Independent MLA Gerry Wood will vote to support the Labor government remaining in power so as to disrupt the NT economy, writes Ken Parish.
Chris Graham August 12, 2009 3 Comments
Aboriginal leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu has dumped a bucket on the NT intervention -- a policy that only two years ago had his support Chris Graham is confused.
Crikey August 12, 2009
The political mess that is the NT continues to worsen, with a troubled public service, lack of services to indigenous communities and reliance on the federal government.
Bob Gosford August 10, 2009 7 Comments
Today an extraordinary sitting of the NT Legislative Assembly will begin the inevitable process of knocking Paul Henderson’s sorry failure of a Labor government on the head.
Chris Graham August 7, 2009 10 Comments
The Federal Court has delayed acquisition of Alice Springs town camps. Minister for Indigenous Affairs Jenny Macklin should have seen this coming.