The once donation-rich Country Liberal Party, fuelled with big cash from big and small NT businesses for decades, is now dependent on contributions from its own candidates to keep it afloat in the lead up to the August election, donation disclosures reveal.
Faced with increased pressure to immediately block Victoria and NSW residents from entering the NT due to outbreaks and clusters of coronavirus in those states, Health Minister Natasha Fyles said Tuesday that the Gunner Government will sleep on it.
A 70-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly recklessly endangering the life of a 73-year-old man in Katherine yesterday, NT Police have said.
A police liaison officer who helped mastermind the sale of a significant amount of kava into a remote community - using his position to provide tip-offs to avoid search warrants and roadblocks - has been jailed for four months.
COW-A-BUNGA: The high-flying senior NT bureaucrat who charged taxpayers for a trip to Disney World late last year also charged Territorians $12,500 for a week-long trip to Hawaii earlier this year to attend a three-day conference, the NT Independent can reveal.
The NT Independent is providing you with a light-hearted look at the candidates for the August 22 NT general election. Today’s profile is Territory Alliance candidate for Goyder, Rachael Wright
The NT Government awarded 23 tenders to a total value of almost $9 million in the last week, including $636,000 to Halikos Hospitality for accommodation for the Department of Health, a contract that was not put to open tender. Read here to see the full summary.
A bizarre scene on the Tiwi Islands saw police stop a man assaulting a woman only to have the woman turn violent and allegedly assault police officers with a stick - then police charge the woman and let the man go.
Don’t miss out this Tuesday’s cheap eats guide. From Taco Tuesdays, to a variety of different curries, to the great deal of half price steaks. Click here to see the full list of specials for Tuesday, July 14.
The NT Independent is providing you with a light-hearted look at the candidates for the August 22 NT general election. Today’s profile is CLP candidate for Nightcliff, Steve Doherty.
Tensions between people in self-quarantine and police are reaching new heights, with NT Police admitting they could not locate one man “for a number of days” and another who told cops he’d fight the fines in court.
Tennant Creek’s only grocery store has been ravaged by a massive fire Sunday evening that claimed nearly a million dollars worth of grocery stock, the NT Fire and Rescue Service said.
The City of Darwin’s online local business-boosting scheme dubbed "myDarwin" is set to broaden its reach across the Territory with a funding pool worth $1 million, the NT Government has announced.
‘I tried to revive him, but unfortunately he was gone’: Driver who hit Alex Aurrichio was NTFL champion
The driver who struck American cyclist Alex Aurrichio on Gunn Point Road on June 8 was a Northern Territory Football League champion who won seven premierships for St Mary’s during the club’s glory days of the 1980s.
The Northern Territory’s first Aboriginal cabinet minister and champion of Indigenous rights John Ah Kit has died, his family said in a statement Sunday night.
In case you haven’t heard, there's a fresh case of NT COVID-19; Victorians won't be forced into supervised quarantine until July 17; a constitutional expert proves Government border claim wrong, and the Government claims Tropical Light exhibition gets more visitors than the V8 Supercars. That and more in just two minutes of reading.
EXCLUSIVE: The Territory’s second-most powerful public servant took a taxpayer funded excursion to Disney World while on a mysterious trip to the United States late last year that he now claims will be reimbursed to taxpayers, the NT Independent can reveal.