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The Northern Territory news Sat 10 Sep 2011



The Northern Territory news Sat 10 Sep 2011

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2 NT NEWS. Saturday, September 10, 2011. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 1 0 -S E P -2 0 1 1 P A G E : 2 C O L O R : C M Y K Classified Index Buy and Sell Baby Gear 47 Building Materials Tools 48 Computers 48 For Hire 47 For Sale 47 Furniture & Furnishings 47 Gardening 47,48 Lawn Sales 48 Music 48 Pets & Livestock 48 Wanted to Buy 48 Whitegoods 47 Personals Bereavement Services 38 Birthdays 38 Births 38 Congratulations 38 Deaths 38 Funerals 38 InMemoriam 38 Thanks 38 Career One Guide Casual & Part Time 32 Executive Appointments 06 Health Care Appointments 06 Hospitality 32 Positions Vacant 07-11, 14-27 30-32 Tuition & Courses 29 University,Teaching Appointments 06 Work Wanted 43,44 Real Estate Accommodation Wanted 47 Agents Rentals 45,46 Commercial Industrial 44,45 Flats Units Townhouses to Let 46,47 Flats Units Townhouses for Sale 44 Houses To Let 46 Houses For Sale 44 Land For sale 44 Miscellaneous Accommodation Available 47 Rural Properties 44 Shared Accomodation 47 CARSguide Auto 11-13 Caravans & Campers 15,16 Four Wheel Drives 13,14 Motor Cycles 16,17 Trailers 17 Trucks Vans & Utes 14,15 Marine 18,19 Machinery 17 General Adult Entertainment 49 Adult Phone Services 49 Annual General Meetings 42,43 Auctions 43 Business Opportunity 44 Finance 42 Lost & Found 48 Personals 43 Psychic & New Age 43 Public Notices 38-42 Removalists 43 Tenders 49 8948 2299 E R 1 0 0 6 0 2 office@darwinyogaspace.com www.darwinyogaspace.com FREE TRIAL CLASSSUNDAY11th SEPTEMBER10 -11.30am New Beginner Courses start Monday 19th September NEWS l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l ntnews.com.au In si d e GENERAL INQUIRIES: 8944 9900 l CLASSIFIEDS: 8944 9999 l CIRCULATION: 8944 9901 l ADVERTISING: 8944 9801 ONLINE: www.ntnews.com.au l EDITORIAL EMAIL: ntnmail@ntn.newsltd.com.au l OTHER INQUIRIES: online@ntn.newsltd.com.au NATIONAL: 14 SOUTHAustralian Liberal senator Mary Jo Fisher faces court on stealing charges WORLD: 17 NEWYork City has gone on high terror alert ahead of the September 11 anniversary ENTERTAINMENT: 34 David Schwimmer is backing an opera based on the US sitcom smash Friends BUSINESS: 33 The ACCCwill appeal a judgment which paved theway for Metcash to Franklins supermarkets Wicking ..........................30 Your say .........................30 National .........................14 World ..............................16 Entertainment .............34 Movies ............................34 Business ........................33 Comics ............................36 Television ......................36 Puzzles ...........................37 Classifieds .....................38 Weather .........................59 Racing liftout inside Speedcameras NorthernTerritoryPolice speed camerasmaybe in the followingareas today: DARWIN: Bagot Rd; Gardens Rd; Stuart Hwy, Stuart Park; Stuart Highway. NORTHERN SUBURBS: Lee Point Rd; McMillans Rd; Trower Rd; Vanderlin Drive. PALMERSTON: Chung Wah Tece; Temple Tece; Lambrick Ave; Stuart Highway. RURAL: Stuart Hwy, Coolalinga; Stuart Hwy, Noonamah; Tulagi Rd; Virginia Rd. Are youon the spot? Do you have a news photo or a story tip? If so, wewant to hear from you! Newshotline: 8944 9724 Send your news photos to: newsbreakers@ntn. newsltd.com.au Include your contact details and a brief description. All emails should be notmore than fivemegabytes. Tight lines The SecretWomens Business fishing competition is on today and Tanya Urvet (above) and her Sister Act team are the ones to beat. Fishing: Page59 Wakeuptous Call8944 9901 MYSTERYNUMBERCONDITIONS: If youwin, keep thispaper forverification. Call costs55c (IncGST).Higher from mobile/payphones -DialectSolutions Group.Recommendation:Usea land-line andtouch tonephone.Somemobiles, portableandpayphonesmayexperience technical faultsdue to reception complications. Saturday Extra TERRITORY journalist Paul Toohey reports from NewYork on the the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. A special report not to be missed. Starts page 19 First WA, now for the NT SERVICE Stream will bid for the National Broadband Network construction tender in the Territory after landing the tender in WA.Croc fears for crabber EXCLUSIVE ByNADJA FLEET IT IS feared a crabber who has been missing off the Territory coast for a week was taken by a crocodile. The 54-year-old mans belongings and vessel were found abandoned at his pontoon off Buckingham Bay, about 120km west of Nhulunbuy, on Thursday morning. The incident triggered police to urge other people living in the region to be cautious around the water. There are many crocs and other dangerous sea life in this region, Senior Sergeant Steve Martin said. And obviously living in such a remote place, people need to exercise caution. A full-scale air and water search for the commercial fisherman was called off last night. Officers from Gapuwiyak on Elcho Island, water police, sea rangers and fishermen searched for the man with choppers and boats for two days without success. Sen Sgt Martin said: Were still going along with this until weve exhausted all our resources or he has been located. The man was reported missing after his boat was found tied to his small pontoon about 1km from the nearest barge landing. He was last seen rebaiting crab pots on September 2. His family in Darwin told police the man usually made contact every second day and his last phone call was last Sunday. They were quite alarmed, Sen Sgt Martin said. All his belongings were still there and there was no trace of him. Sen Sgt Martin said police believed the man could have been taken by a crocodile but said he did not want to speculate. Were not ruling anything out, he said. The long-time Territorian was described as an experienced crab fisherman who had worked in the region for many years. Basketball manager forged signatures By MEAGAN DILLON Donald Bruce Sheppard outside Darwin Magistrates Court yesterday where he was given a good behaviour bond A FORMER Darwin Basketball Association manager pleaded guilty yesterday to forging his bosss signature to go on overseas trips after being declared bankrupt. Former DBA development manager Donald Bruce Sheppard, 57, was put on a three-year good behaviour bond. Commonwealth prosecutor Nicola MacCarron told Magistrate Michael Carey that Sheppard was declared bankrupt three years ago and needed to get travel approved by a trustee. She said he was allowed to travel overseas if it was approved by a representative of the basketball association. Ms MacCarron said the trustee received 19 letters from Sheppard that were signed by former association president John Sealy and financial director Grant Matthews. The trustee thought they were genuine letters, she said. But she said an investigation started after a tip-off and police found Mr Sealy and Mr Matthews hadnt signed any letters. His lawyer Jodi Truman said the father-of-two was embarrassed about being declared bankrupt and didnt want the association to know. He kept quiet because of sheer shame, she said. But she added Sheppard had been the life blood of the association and had helped a lot of junior basketball players. Ms Truman said the DBA funded trips were not holidays but to develop players in Asian tournaments. He would talk to young players about the importance of being a good person on and off the court, she said. Mr Carey said during sentencing Sheppard had made an enormous contribution to the DBA and the community. But he said bankruptcy had led to impulsive behaviour. Sheppard was fired from the association as a result of the dishonesty.