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Correctional Services Minister denies Alice Springs crime related to closure of youth service | NT News

CORRECTIONAL Services Minister John Elferink has denied suggestions a recent spate of criminal activity in Alice Springs is directly related to the closure of the Youth Street Outreach Service. 107 more words

Youth Justice

Searching for Mick Dundee

Kakadu swim adventures

This Easter I ventured to a part of Australia where chocolate eggs could NEVER survive. The very north of this massive country where ‘hot as a bastard’ is the standard room temperature setting, crocodile warning signs are more common place than street signs and locals are so tough they view freshwater crocodiles in the same category as ‘cattle dogs.’ 757 more words


Saturday, August 31

The galahs descended en masse at about 6:30 this morning, making a huge but delightful racket. No need for an alarm clock out here.

The dawn was lovely. 422 more words


Weekly travel theme: round

In Australia’s outback there are a lot of curious places. One of them is a town that fully believes the aliens have landed. In the coffee shop you can find articles that tell you all about it. 25 more words


Rare Machado-Joseph disease sufferers increasing in Northern Territory Aboriginal communities

ABC News Michael Coggan 22 April 2014

Sufferers of a rare genetic disease are growing in number throughout Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and advocates are concerned changes to funding will leave them worse off. 59 more words

Forensic Pathology

It'll kill ya


In aller Herrgottsfrühe ging es wieder einmal in der Dunkelheit los zur Cicada Dreaming Safari. Der Guide Pip (Alter 47, Größe ca. 1,65, Gewicht etwa 50 kg, Hairstyle erinnert an Keith Richards) holte mich – wie üblich vor Sonnenaufgang –  vom Hostel und verstaute routiniert mein Gepäck, während ich mich mit einem Seufzer der Erleichterung auf einem der Plätze im Bus niederließ. 884 more words

Cicada Dreaming Safari