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Shari: We need to face up to mental health

"If I am the face of mental illness in this community, then to me that's a good thing. Because I want everyone to know that I am here and present because of the support I receive from my family, friends, health professionals, and medication."

As part of Mental Health Week, well-known Jabiru resident Shari Aluni speaks to The Wire about her journey through Bipolar Affective Disorder and the need for more community awareness and support.

Air boat a blast from the past

As legend has it, this 1940s air boat, shown here in action on the lagoon at Gunabalanya, was a home-made affair powered by a Gypsy Moth engine cut from the wreck of an aircraft. Our regular columnist Ralph Blyth explores the story.

On guard: Minjilang ready to start fencing

New fencing work underway on Croker Island is keeping dogs in, horses out, and people in jobs.

Barge funds land on Maningrida shores

THE Territory Government is committing $1.5 million to upgrade the barge landing at Maningrida as part of a plan to invest in the economic future of the West Arnhem community. 

Infrastructure Minister Peter Styles said work on the all-important barge landing was part of an NT Government push to invest in local job creation, business development and infrastructure works in Maningrida. 

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