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Leaders Launch Northern Territory Election Campaign

The campaign for the Northern Territory election on August 25 was officially launched today.

The three week campaign sees the 11-year-old Labor government struggling to survive. First elected in August 2001 under Clare Martin’s leadership, the government has been led by Chief Minister Paul Henderson since November 2007.

At the 2008 election, Labor won 13 of the 25 seats in the Legislative Assembly. Since then, resignations and defections have reduced it to minority status, relying now on the support of the independent Gerry Wood.

Chief Minister Paul Henderson spoke to the media today:

  • Listen to Henderson (20m)

Paul Henderson

Country-Liberal Opposition Leader Terry Mills also spoke to the media:

  • Listen to Mills (25m)

Terry Mills

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Malcolm Farnsworth
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