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Alice: between green and black

Nov 22, 2012 | Discuss

Alice: between green and black

For a few days at least, Alice Springs is green again. Isn’t it a welcome change? Well yes, but … Behind the millions of regenerating clumps of grass that cover the town’s hillsides, another story is ready to unfold. This week’s total fire ban across the Centre was the teaser. A couple of months ago, I watched as a bushfire swept across the low foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges that run through the north side of the town. The hills come down to a line of houses that marks the longes...Read more