@ Happy Traveller: Your comment about it not being “rocket …

Comment on Business doing it tough: Hats off to those having a go! by Michael Dean.

@ Happy Traveller: Your comment about it not being “rocket science” gives the impression that cheap flights is all it needs.
I think that is part of the problem but there also needs to be a reason to come here as we are competing with many other destinations for visitors and workers.
What substantial new attraction has been established in Alice Springs in the past 15 years? Probably count them on one hand. But then again, it’s not “rocket surgery”.

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How about closing the gap on crime in the NT?


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These are not figures our elected leaders should be proud of, even if there was progress in two areas.
But will anything change?


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Being in the industry, it would be great to have someone from NTPFES or police commit themselves to recommending a type and brand of emergency beacon that could be hired out.
I have tried several times to get an answer with no-one willing to commit.
Maybe this is a start for the Department of Tourism to follow on from the Coroner’s decision.
At least it would be a start, maybe along with some posters for accommodation reception areas.


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You couldn’t make this stuff up.
We could have three ex labor ministers stand as independents, joining the other 2 (Robyn and Terry) who were ex CLP.
And Terry was a Chief Minister and Robyn was ex treasurer.
Suddenly the independents could outnumber the Opposition.
Think I’ll sit back with a big tub of popcorn and watch the show!


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They know they will lose the next Federal election and will leave it to Comrade Shorten to bail out Comrade Gunner.


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