We need to have industry and not the Federal and …

Comment on Master plan could turn around population and economic slump by Fred the Philistine.

We need to have industry and not the Federal and Territory handout industry which we currently have. Many have taken advantage of this and have become very rich.
No one wants to fix or solve the economic or social issues if thus town, because of the moneys and jobs it creates.
Why would any one want to come and live in a welfare town if it were not for work. They come make their money and leave.
Housing is ridiculously expensive not to mention the rent. Why would you not want to live in a more prosperous state like Victoria, where there us cheaper housing, cleaner, and prosperous.
We need more car parking in the CBD. We need police who do real policing and not just baby sitters for our Indigenous.
We need real industry! Such as a solar panel manufacturing plant. We have the sun.
These problems have been ongoing for over 40 years and as far as I can see, nothing has been achieved to them. All talk no action. If you are going to write a plan for the town, you need to take it seriously and place action behind it.

Recent Comments by Fred the Philistine

Adelaide’s Indigenous gallery out of the starting blocks
Att Steve Brown: What do you expect when yoy have low standard of people running the Territory?
If the Territory is going to prosper, it needs industry and stop relying on Federal monies.
One can only say to all the people in the Territory, you need to lift your game.
As I have lived in the Territory for many years, the Territory is backwards.
If Alice Springs really wanted an art gallery, why did not one of the Aboriginal councils fund it, if it’s so important?


Firm ‘no’ from PM, Scullion to bailing out ‘bankrupt’ Territory
It’s about time the Commonwealth had opened their eyes. The Territory, especially Alice Springs, is a black hole when it comes finances.
It is time they start raising their own revenue as they have relied on Federal funding for far too long.
The rest of Australia is starting to wake up, that investing in the Territory is not good value.


The Territory is broke
It’s laughable as the Territory wanted to become a state. So much for self governing. Nothing has been achieved. Too much money wasted.


The Territory is broke
It’s no surprise. Never seen a state / territory run so poorly.


We need more police. True or false?
False. We do not need any more police just police who are going to work.
Remember the issues in the NT are mostly Indigenous crimes. We need to control the Indigenous. Where are we going to get the funding for extra police when the NT is broke?


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