It’s all happening at Treager Park in Alice Springs where England take on the Australian Chairmans XI.
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The Barmy Army have arrived in Alice Springs and played against the Northern Territory Indigenous All Stars Team at Albrecht Oval in Alice Springs. It was a great game of cricket but the NT side were to strong winning against the English side. The final score 6-143 NT All Stars and the Barmy Army 7-110. Winning man of the match was the only female player Cam Grey the atmosphere was fantastic with a beautiful backdrop of the McDonnell Rangers.
Relay For Life took place at the Flynn Drive Oval in Alice Springs on Saturday night with the relay starting at 6:30pm til 1am in the morning. The community came together to show their support to those who have lost their fight against cancer, survivors of cancer and carers who devotedly take time out to care for family and friends.
The atmosphere was fantastic CAAMA Radio had music playing along with live music from local bands The Fog, Late Scratching and Sally Balfour. There was lots of color and a lot of happy people it was a great night for a great cause.
Christine Palmer an Arrente, Katyete grandmother who has worked across a broad range of family services says she has observed over many years that her people are not always given the opportunity to be responsible parents.
It was a early morning start for the boys from the Clontarf Academy, but it didn’t seem to phase them much at all as they got stuck into the drills that had been set out in front of them. The Academy first opened in 2000 starting out with 25 boy’s, it has now grown to cater for 2,900 boys from 54 schools througout Australia; from Western Australia, Northern Territory, Victoria and New South Wales.
The Clontarf Foundation has been put in place to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of the young men that are involved in the Academy and by doing so helps them to participate meaningfully in society.
The 6th Indigenous Economic Development forum held over two days at the Alice Springs Convention Centre as part of October Business month.
The forum is targeted at Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders in economic development who have an impact on the emerging Indigenous business landscape.
The forum is one of the largest and most successful Indigenous economic development specific events in Australia.
Mbantua Festival Bush Mechanics was in full effect last night with a great crowd to look on at the very enteraining Mary G as the MC and a host of many others including great music by Alice Springs heavy metal band NoktuRnl. It was a fantastic show with exciting races and great teamwork by the Bush Mechanics.