Two-way traffic down a winding street, even a street with …

Comment on Northern end of the mall reopens by Hal Duell.

Two-way traffic down a winding street, even a street with extended pedestrian crossings or “shared zones” and wide side-walks, is not a Mall. It’s a street with two-way traffic.
A photo in the local press made this street look busy as. I was there Monday morning, and it was empty as.
Like before, so now. The Plaza keeps its back turned, the bottle shop dictates the social ambience and any pedestrians seen are scooting from the car park to the cinema.
Once again please, why did we just spend those millions? Was it really just to get rid of those pesky sails?

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Jacinta was always on a hiding to nothing. Her own perceived sense of entitlement didn’t help her cause, but she was up against Snowdon who arguably doesn’t do much between elections, but once every three years he does win elections, and he wins them well.
The question now is, will Jacinta return to Council?

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There are a lot of empty shop fronts in Alice right now. Perhaps we could have a pop-up Council. That might work.

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Erwin, a minor point, but when these large birds were first discovered a few years ago, they were referred to in the local press as the Ducks of Doom. Much better than Big Bird.

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Thanks for the story, Erwin.
You’ve detailed a journey into the bureaucratic maze of “it’s not mine / I didn’t do it”.
Talk about kicking a can down the road!
I also like your suggestion that the NT government sack half its public servants and compel the remainder to do their jobs.
That’s another can ready to be kicked down the road.

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Are you saying, Eugene’s mate, that the dead animals should be left as a community health hazard while CLC asks for someone’s permission to heap them up for burning or for burial?
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