Let’s light the Mall with some of the $6 …

Comment on Indigenous gallery, museum, CBD ‘revitalisation’ not in Budget by Shocked and saddened.

Let’s light the Mall with some of the $6 million allocated to light yet another sporting venue.
No money for the new $50 million Indigenous Art Centre ? Well have a look at Araluen for some of the best Indigenous art in the world!

Recent Comments by Shocked and saddened

Fracking failure: Now you see it, now you don’t
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources is supposed to be protecting our resources. Instead they are just another yes man in the game of give away our gas.
We pay $1.20 per litre for something we own already and it is being given away at four cents per litre to overseas countries.
Recommendation from the Inquiry: No more gas exports!

Fighting youth crime, not just in office hours
Well intentioned and should be supported. However my question remains.
For children in care (Anglicare) houses why is it that they walk around all night (Caltex, Hungry Jacks, etc) and then go back to care houses to sleep throughout the day?
This “Daybreaking” seems to be linked to the fact that many are not going to school. And, the families are not aware it is happening.

Woman killed in The Gap: Man charged with hit & run
Anastasia Palmer was a great artist, full of laughter and had a smile for everyone. She loved life. Too sad to go at 18. Kunya.

Namatjira Project: a story of triumphs and false hopes
It is her funeral today at Ntaria. I remember the huge new house she had at Trucking Yards.
Brand new but she had her “family” all climbing through the windows because the doors were locked. No bed, it had been taken by “family”.
She was often begging for a bed but I think if she had one it would also have been taken.
Her art was delicate and inspired. I am glad I have one small piece.
She would sometimes sleep at my house when everything got too difficult. I think if the royalty money had come through it might have meant their artwork as a family would never have appeared. They painted because they were hungry.
Rest in Peace Lenie.
Alice Springs, 15 November 2017.

I cannot recall, Giles tells the Royal Commission
Cut off his Parliamentary pension until he talks.

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