Call it self-flagellation if you must, but for many of …

Comment on Australia Day: Alice’s role in it by Peter Dixon.

Call it self-flagellation if you must, but for many of us we cannot celebrate on this date.
If you read the details of what actually happened in 1788 anyway it was not the most significant.

Recent Comments by Peter Dixon

NT a ‘failed state’? Too harsh, said Perron … a year ago
Here is the heart of it: “We were, and still are, a narrow volatile economy reliant on Federal fiscal policy to fund infrastructure and defence within the boom / bust of private mining projects that materialize every decade or so.”

Town Council riven by conflict, lack of leadership
Lots of important people were also excluded in the Tennant Creek Prime Ministerial visit. It was another hand-picked affair and decidedly looked like electioneering, not just for Jacinta Price, but it also raised the possibility of Edgington campaigning for Barkly in the NT Parliament.

Flag on the Hill: When No became Yes
Who stole the land?

Government backflips on alcohol floor price: Lambley
Very good that they are listening to the evidence, and following the Riley Review.

Youth crisis: broken window of tolerance
An excellent article. Thank you, Rainer.

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