Captain Cook is a contested national symbol, so why spend more money on him?

Captain Cook is a contested national symbol, so why spend more money on him?

Posted May 11, 2018 14:03:23 Photo: A statue of British explorer Captain James Cook with the inscription “Discovered this Territory 1770” stands in Sydney’s Hyde Park. (Reuters: David Gray) Related Story: Stan Grant: The real journey Captain Cook set us on is between catastrophe and survival Related Story: Second Melbourne …

Victorian Government to spend $32 million on ‘game changing’ pipeline for western farmers

Victorian Government to spend $32 million on ‘game changing’ pipeline for western farmers

Posted April 30, 2018 17:19:19 The State Government will spend $32 million to build stage one of a 1,600-kilometre pipeline in the East Grampians region, in the hope of providing stronger water security for agricultural producers. In a pre-budget announcement, Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the State Government was …

Myilly Point museum plans scrapped following public outcry about $50m spend

Myilly Point museum plans scrapped following public outcry about $50m spend

Posted April 22, 2018 10:52:34 Photo: The axing of the museum plans will see millions redirected into a city revitalisation program. (Supplied: HC Blechynden) Public outcry about the $50 million price tag for a new museum has seen the NT Government pull the plug on the project, while also committing …

Alice Springs senior uses survival skills to spend relatively comfortable night lost in desert

Alice Springs senior uses survival skills to spend relatively comfortable night lost in desert

Posted April 11, 2018 13:07:17 Photo: Rose was located after search-and-rescue teams swept the area early the next morning. (Supplied: NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services) A 69-year-old woman who set off for a self-described “adventure before dementia” says she didn’t expect it to become so literal after spending the …