The Week That Was (12 March 2021)
Katie Woolf's The Week That Was panel included Minister for Small Business Paul Kirby, Deputy Opposition Leader Gerard Maley and Mix104.9's News Director Matt Hepworth.
Tourism - TOP End tourism operators are rejoicing following a rollercoaster of confusion surrounding the federal government’s plan to halve airfares to key hubs across the country to boost travel. Including Darwin, Alice Springs and Uluru.
Howard Springs - Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement late on Friday saying the facility would expand to accept 2,000 people a fortnight, up from 850.
MLA Mark Turner - Government backbencher Mark Turner will hold on to his Territory Labor party membership — and therefore remain part of the government — despite "disappointing" conduct, the party's leadership team has ruled.
TERC UPDATE - The Chief Minister is foreshadowing new announcements as he and his Cabinet starts auditing the work of the Public Service, which was ordered of them following the handing down of the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission report late last year.
Electoral allowances - Electoral resources rules not clear: report TERRITORY MLAs need to be educated around what is fair use of their electoral resources an independent audit has found, in yet another warning around the potential misuse of taxpayer-funded resources.
Darwin City Watch House reopens - THE Darwin City Watch House reopened yesterday morning after it was closed nine months ago. It follows calls from the hospitality industry and the police association to have it reopened.
Insurance issues for those households that have been broken into
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