@ Elvis: Were the traditional owners consulted when in 1961 …

Comment on Todd River: Trees in, buffel out by Evelyne Roullet.

@ Elvis: Were the traditional owners consulted when in 1961 Government officers and cattlemen started releasing seeds on 31 stations in the Centre? It is the Europeans’ mess, let them fix it.

Recent Comments by Evelyne Roullet

Wowser games?
Maybe the Chief Minister of the NT is suffering from early dementia because he has lost the plot or he has something against Alice Springs (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).


‘Save Anzac Oval’ motion defeated
Fair comment Kevin, but why no supporters, no speakers in favour for the use of the oval came last time? I would have been a very interesting debate.
The against had very good arguments but I am still waiting for the other side to express good points other than “it will bring thousands of visitors each day … it will be the best in the world … it will be good for the CBD.
The CBD, to attract families, needs well developed Todd River banks promenades, a large play ground on the Melanka site like the one in Araluen, and some apartments.


‘Save Anzac Oval’ motion defeated
Thank you to Crs Eli Melky, Catherine Satour, Jimmy Cocking and Marli Banks for your support and respect to the wishes of the traditional custodians.
Maybe the Mayor can explain why at the commencement of the meeting he acknowledged traditional custodianship of the land.
Normally this acknowledgement pays respect to the traditional custodians, ancestors and continuing cultural, spiritual and religious practices of Aboriginal people.
Further, it provides an increasing awareness and recognition of Australia’s Indigenous peoples and cultures.
Obviously not last night. It was just words with no meaning in fact in my eyes it was an insult to the Aborigines present.


‘Save Anzac Oval’ motion defeated
Quote: “Mayor Ryan had earlier advanced a similar argument, that the gallery built on the old Anzac high school site would send a great message to young people involved in antisocial behaviour, make them feel wanted, and build connections in the community.”
May be or they will happily vandalise it if their elders told them that this gallery should not be there.


Police want parents to stop youth crime
Billy de Goat and James T Smerk: I know and understand, but I still think it is not normal and sad. It used to be enough to write after our name “Opinions are my own and not the views of my employer”. A pseudo means: “I have an opinion but not if it means that I get fired.”


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