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Alice Desert Festival diary day two – the Bush Bands Bash

Alice Desert Festival diary day two – the Bush Bands Bash

The best band of the night for mine on the night was the Iwantja Band from the remote South Australia town of Indulkana. They didn't have the slick moves and showmanship of Papunya's Tjupi Band but they sure had their musical chops down.

NT Cops with sidearms at a grog-free One Night Stand in Alice Springs. Why?

NT Cops with sidearms at a grog-free One Night Stand in Alice Springs. Why?

We don't talk much about the role of fully-armed police much these days - but maybe it is time to have a closer look at whether the presence of deadly weapons is necessary at community events where there is no - or little - risk of violent conduct or any threat to life.

JJJ’s One Night Stand comes to Alice Springs

JJJ’s One Night Stand comes to Alice Springs

Today the good folks over at the ABC radio station JJJ gave us a little concert - for free. Five bands - the Tjupi Band from Papunya, a few hundred k's north-west of Alice, and some other bands from somewhere else played as well.