on this day IN THE TERRITORY
15 YEARS AGO: The Top End’s real estate boom continues. December quarter sales figures released yesterday by the NT Real Estate Institute are the best recorded. In Darwin, the northern suburbs and Palmerston, 534 houses were sold during the December quarter.
10 YEARS AGO: A man was served hot chips at a Territory eatery wearing nothing but his birthday suit. The late night reveller stripped bare before putting in his order at the Darwin City 24-Eatery on Smith St.
5 YEARS AGO: THE woman accused of assisting the kidnapping of Monique Edmondson argues she had no idea of her accomplices’ ultimate plan. Joan Francis Bowen, 25, pleaded not guilty to two counts of unlawful entry into Catherine Booth House.