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The Tennant and District Times Fri 16 Jun 2017



The Tennant and District Times Fri 16 Jun 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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8/1812017 Tennart and District llmea, 2D17-o816 TOT n e w s So<<E~ NT Govt consents to first section of gas pipeline (OMPETfTfON THE NT Government has granted consent to construct the first section ol the Northern Gas Pipeline. Anti pipeline builder. Jcmenu, plans to $ 1.Url work as soon as pr.tetical to take advantage of dry season conditions. The company expects 10 lny 240 ki lornc1n::s or 1hc pipe more th:m a third of the total distance- this year. Minis ter for Resources Ken Vowles said the move would allow the prnjcc1 to progress. '1lle project is one of the Northern Territory Govem ment 's key platronn., ror the de\elot>n-.cH of Tcnnanl Crc..-ck as a mining sci'\ ices: centre ror the Territory and 10 develop 1he Nonh." he said. ''The COI)}>truction of the NGP will untlcrpin jobJ., Petition calls for Zak Grieve pardon AN online petition is lobbying lor a man, who is serving a l ite sentence lor a murder he didn't commit, to be set tree. Zak Grieve. whose family had moved fronl Tennant Creek to Katheri1lC, was found guilly of murder by n jury heariny the case of R~;y Nice foro who h~d been bashed 10 dca1h by 1wo 01her men. Zak, who was 19 at the time, had been friends with D~~rrc.n H~1lfpcnny wld Christo)>hc r Malyschko whose mother was engaged to Niceforo. Brownwyn Buucry warucd her notoriously violent fian<:6 dead and gave her son $15.00010 pay for him 10 be killed. Ahhough it wns likelythatZak had been in on plnn.s to kill Niceforo. he didn'< follow 1hrough and wasn'l pr<S cnt when his mates broke into Niceforo s flat one night in October 201 I. f"lalfpclll)y held him in ,, he,dlock while Malyschko bashed him with u spanner then they dumped his body by 1he side of a road near Ka~herine. Bccnusc of the Northern Territory 's IH[u\datory sentencing laws. ~:tk received a 20-year non parole sentence. Uven though he wa:;n , present during the murder and was not involved in the disposal of the body. he f[1iled 10 l'>IOI) the murder ;lnd l\0 was found guilty by thcjury.Anappcal to I"Uwe his sentence reduced fai led. The Indigenous Social Justk"C Al\.St>Ciation has now taken up 7.ak 's cause. outr.1gcd that :1 man is serving a life sentence fo r a murder he didn't commit. 11 is ca1li1\g for the NT to pan1on Zak ond to SIOJ) mandatory sentencing. The petition w ill be prc.s<:nted to NT Chief Minister M ichacl Gunner, the NT Suprcrnc Coun ;lnd the Federal Minislcr ror Indigenous Arrai~. Nigel Scullion. Tosi,gn lhe online pctition.~o 10: hnps://www.chnu_gc. org/plthc-ncw-nonhcm-lcrruory-govcmmcntjusliccforz.a.kgr ievc-frce-z.ac-now-mandalory-sentcncingiH he-m-is-perpetuating-injuslice. FREE DOG REGISTRATIONS Barkly Regional Council is offering tree dog registrations for the month of June. Regis tration expires on l ht Ju.ne 2011 and f~ewal due on 1n July 2018. To register )'00' dog. c.al Into Battly Regional Cooocil. 1 PckoRo..ld..T~tCfttk.l)hc>neGounc:ilon 8962 20000tf~ te<:toi)Ci0nflrldynt')OV.-.. FREE DE-SEXING & PARASITE TREATMENTS Con(ession holders are en(ouraged to contact Barkly Vets for free desexing and parasite treatments & you can also purchase Parvo t reatments for $30. Non<onc~ssh>nlrold~N or~ tllgitJI~ ftN MoviJy dlscoo"tH ratn . Oewxlng your animah means they wll liv~ a long~r h-eahhlef life, be less iggreulvt. tess like-ly to roam and Will asSist In r('(iU<:ing nimol populations supportinv k he-1Ith 1nd Mlt'ty ol residents from disease and animal Cl9SJtess5on. To enquir about animal 1"\t health, contact ~.rtdyVeuon-4 07471l99ord rop into 1 Malon~ StrHt, Tennant CI'Hk at the Co u ncil Depot. investment and development in the region for years to come with approximately 900 jobs gcf~cnucd du1i ng constnction alone." Consent toconstr\ICt the first 344 kilometre ponion of the pipeline follows consent to construct a compressor station at Phillip Creek last month. Mr Vowles said conse-nt would be granted in stages. 111e Territory Gove rnment will continue 10 consider applications for the next construction stages and work through approval processes as pan of its commiunem tO NUppOr1 the appropriate and timely development Of the Non hem Gas Pipeline; he said. Jcmcrm 's En\'iromncntul Management PJan is nvHilableontheJemcnaand Dcpanment ofl)rimary Industry nnd Resource-s websites. .~ ~ Australian G;)yemment Sunday 30th July Tennant Creek High School Oval lOam (under 5/6s) 11 .30am (under 7/Ss) Must regi ster to play, go to www . miniroos . com. au Enquiries : davidafield'ii1hotmail. com Advertisement Find the help you need with myagedcore If you're finding it harder to do the things you used to, you might need a bit of support at home. 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