Just revisiting this story with the benefit of about five …

Comment on Treat firebugs as major criminals – call by chief bushfire fighter by Michael Dean.

Just revisiting this story with the benefit of about five years, four years of which was under CLP rule: Has the extra resources that Giles accused Hampton of ignoring turned up? I would love it if they have, but maybe someone in the know can answer definitively. Fire season is not far away for us.

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The millions and the misery
Amazing … $32m budget and $28m in salaries. They know who to look after, don’t they.


Airport charges ‘myth debunked’
Okay. So we have had the report, now time for some action.
Endless reports without any action on the findings is pointless.


Territory tourism playing catch-up
I see in today’s “Perth Now” website / paper that the Western Australian Government has done a deal with Qantas to entice more people to go to Broome than Bali.
Airfares have been reduced for a few days a week to make it more affordable to go to Broome.
Be nice if our own elected government would think outside the box a little bit and learn from other jurisdictions.


National Aboriginal Art Gallery: Anzac Oval off the table
We keep hearing about how much it will cost to build, but does that include the artwork that needs to be on display? Has that been purchased yet? And how much is it expected to cost to run this thing per year? A lot of unanswered questions but nice artist impressions in the advocate, paid by the taxpayer of course.


Alice may follow Wadeye’s lead on street kids
I think at this point anything would be worth a go, but I would definitely love to see some of the Aboriginal corporations have a say and get on board if a suitable model was agreed upon.


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