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Comment on Chamber flicks arts & cultural centre project to underachiever Tourism NT by David Chewings.

You say “Tourism NT has a record of almost 20 years of dismal underachieving …”
I wish to say that all our tourism management past and present should hang their heads in collective shame. Do they think they are totally unaccountable?
You have written a sad but good report on just one malaise which plagues the Alice.

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Chamber flicks arts & cultural centre project to underachiever Tourism NT
What is the matter with you guys in middle management Centralia??
Still no reply from Jeff Huyben [Tourism Central Australia]. A poor response indeed from Kay Eade [Chamber of Commerce]. Precious little from [Tourism NT] CEO John Fitzgerald except to fly down, announcing crisis meetings – just another attempt to try keep it all in-house.
Is it any wonder that the proposal for a national indigenous arts and cultural centre has never reached first base?
David Chewings.

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