The Northern Territory government has reinstated a popular tradies scheme in a stunning policy backflip after months of rejecting the need for it.

The new Labor government caved in to pressure to reintroduce the previous Country Liberals government’s popular home improvement scheme, which gave home owners $2000 vouchers to employ local tradies. Chief minister Michael Gunner says he’s putting Territorians before his own pride, insisting the CLP’s package will stimulate the flatlining economy….