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The Tennant and District Times Fri 18 Aug 2017



The Tennant and District Times Fri 18 Aug 2017


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Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Newspapers; Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Tennant Creek

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Jasmin Afianos

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Tennant Creek

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Page 5 of 12Tennant and District Times, 2017-0818 TDT 18/08/2017http://www.tdtimes.com.au/global/print.asp?path=/djvu/2f345992-f34c-48a9-b361-ac... Variety Bash rolls into town ABOUT 90 cars in the Variety Bash convoy rolled into town last week, creating a colourful and noisy spectacle. The bashers. who are travel ling from Belmore to Buffalo Creek this year. came to Tennant Creek bearing not only good times but gifts as well. They visited the Tennant Creek Primary School where they were treated to breakfast and met with students. Apart from the memories. the Variety Bash donated outdoor senso ry play panels to give visually-impaired students the opportunity to play outside. Principal Katrina Georgiou said the equipment would mean all children. regardless of their ability, would have the opportunity play outdoors. ''Currently, our wheelchair bound students and those with visual impairments do not have access to outdoor play equipment," she said . 'The new sensory panels donated by the Variety Bash, will give these students the opportunity to play with their peers in the playground." Variety- the Children's Charity NSW Motoring Events Manager Stuart Telfer said Variety B2B crews have spent the year fundraisi ng to help Aussic kids overcome the challenges they face to get the most out of life . Boys arrested after crime spree FIVE boys have been arrested follow- allegedly involved in three break-ins between ing a property crime spree in Tennant Friday 4 August and Monday 7 August. Creek. Superintendent Kerry Hoskins said all fi ve The children. aged between 10 and 12. were boys were considered for youth diversion. Banned Drinker Register The Banned Drinker Register returns 1 September 2017 -- Everybody in the Northern Territory will need to show photo ID to buy takeaway alcohol. Northern Territory Concessions Review Australian or most international driver's licences Australian or most international passports Evidence of Age Card Northern Territory Ochre Card The Northern Territory Government is reviewing the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme. The aim-is-to-make-it-fairer;-moreflexible;-more efficient to manage and more sustainable. Tennant Creek public forum next week Wednesday 23 August 2017 11:00 am 12:00 noon Tennant Creek Seniors Citizens 49 Haddock St Tennant Creek Can't make the forum? Visit the website haveyoursay.nt.gov.au/concessesions, contact the NT Concessions Unit on 1800 777 704 or email ntconcessions@nt.gov.au For further information visit haveyoursay.nt.gov.au/concessions or ca111800 777 704 NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT TENNANT AND DISTRICTTIMES FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017 5

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