I wonder how the buy local policy lines up with …

Comment on Gunner: Man of action trips up on appointment by Shine a Light.

I wonder how the buy local policy lines up with giving a Sydney company $2m a year for five years to stage a cultural / arts activity in a town full of artists and culturally engaged people?

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Maybe flights will be cheaper if we have learner drivers.


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A very similar result to the government survey, Hal. 60%+ said not at Anzac to the government’s survey, too.


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Unfortunately there is very little respect for elders, full stop. Arrernte elders and leaders put a full page ad in the paper inviting people to this re conciliation event, saw no councillors or pollies there. Catherine Satour sent an apology, though.


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Hmmmmm, I think Steve’s idea could be useful depending on how it is implemented.
One thing I think is important is that the staffing should be heavily weighted with people from the demographic for whom it is intended to affect.
Poverty is one of the drivers of antisocial behaviour, more jobs for privileged whitefellas will not address that issue.


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So Mr Gunner is telling us there is no reason to vote for many of the Labor pollies as they won’t be allowed to represent us in important decision making in Parliament. What do we pay them for if they aren’t allowed to represent us?


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