Just remember that the grapes are grown with good qualiy …

Comment on A message from this vineyard: go horticulture! by Bob.

Just remember that the grapes are grown with good qualiy water from the aquifer that is Alice Springs’ future water supply.
How about a story on grape-growing near Ti-Tree?

Recent Comments by Bob

Arrernte Workforce for hire: ‘We don’t need funding’
Three cheers for Arrernte Workforce for showing what can be done, and three cheers for News for running a posiitive story.

A new jobs program for locals at Ayers Rock Resort – will this one succeed?
Training programs will never, of themselves, be successful while the alternative is unconditional welfare.
Only giving hard choices such as, do training and get a job, or take a menial job, or put up with living on food vouchers have a chance of success.

Many people are doing two jobs and too many are doing none
Unfortunately this situation has come about after two generations of welfare dependency and will be very hard to reverse.
After Aboriginal Employment Strategies came to Alice some years ago there was an increase in the number of Aboriginals working at supermarket checkouts. Over a period of a year or so they slowly disappeared. I can only guess at the reasons.
I think all the carrots have been tried. Unfortunately the stick (restriction of welfare) is needed.

‘Collapse’ of the construction sector, grog measures flawed
Does Mr Styles have any evidence to support his claim that alcoholics are seeking out other drugs? Of people who volunteer for rehabilitation only a few succeed at the first attempt, the majority relapsing fairly quickly.
Is compulsory rehabilitation possible?
Experience is that making alcohol more expensive is unpopular, but works.

People in bush shake down those who help them: allegation
Would you expect anything else from CLC?

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