Extreme airfares hurt population and business growth in Alice Springs. …

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Extreme airfares hurt population and business growth in Alice Springs.
Bob Katter said guaranteed 72% uplift provides healthy airline profits.
The NT Government, Tourism NT and taxpayers must rebel against price gouging.
Airline CEOs get multimillion dollar EOFY bonuses.
Dave Batic, Alice Springs airport manager, asked at QandA: “What incentives can government offer to attract people from increasingly unaffordable cities to regional communities such as Alice Springs?”
Realistic airfares = growth – or watch Alice Springs die.

Recent Comments by Airfare price gouge destroying Alice Springs

If NT goes broke, Canberra has to bail us out: Higgins
Errant Politicians should be gaoled for major mistakes?
Private Enterprise must plan NOW via Northern Development Corporation dollars.
Feds can’t say no to fair requests:
ASP needs flood mitigation, urgent, refer Townsville floods.
ASP needs Qantas Pilot Academy No 2.
ASP needs Tourism boost?
ASP needs a Cultural Centre via Council.
ASP needs massive solar power generation business.
ASP needs surplus freshwater pipeline from coast for rural irrigation projects.
NT needs workers / backpackers?
NT needs law and order problems sorted fast.
NT needs cash cards for needy full blood Indigenous ONLY.
NT needs mining investment allowances.
OR CHINA would sort it FAST.

Adelaide’s Indigenous gallery out of the starting blocks
Very smart SA.

West Macs fire mitigation critically inadequate: Scientist
Townsville floods are a warning – be prepared! Floods and fire.

Planning another plan
• Alice needs flood mitigation.
• NT Government needs Qantas pilot programme in Alice.
• Alice Council should buy the Melanka site and build and control cultural centre.
• Northern Development Corp has funds. USE THEM.

Planning another plan
Done at what cost? Completed on a serviette over dinner. So much BS.
[ED See story update earlier today reporting the costs.]

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