In council we have from TAG Steve, Eli, Dave and …

Comment on Ryan re-elected Mayor, Brown heads councillor line-up by Janet Brown.

In council we have from TAG Steve, Eli, Dave and Geoff. That is half the elected councillors. That was a vote for the removal of the ridiculous from our town. And stop the segregation by three tiers of government that have openly promoted racism in our Territory. I would like the blue and white signs removed. And for the people of the Territory to work together. We were using the words social inclusion but we need to do more than that – we need to work with cooperation from all. Our town our responsibility. Sorry Bob and Russell. Your minority issues are not relevant in a majority Alice plan. We need to fix issues for the Majority – the bigger issues – and then work on assistance for minority issues.

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Ryan re-elected Mayor, Brown heads councillor line-up
Oh my, Melanie, another that raises differences for special preference is that what you are saying. That is my point. We who call Alice home have many different facets to us but we need to work together for our community. We cannot be sidetracked with petty issues of a few and forget the big picture. Which is what has happened. SEGREGATION. So what is your agreement a town we can all live in that has strong foundations to support those struggling. Or the town we currently have dysfunctional and divided. I put community first. Only with strength of community can you provide excellent assistance to those in need. You, Russell, Bob and others with your blinkers would have us continue in a town of segregation and divided at too many levels. Wake up and put your effort into strong community and work with the change that sees outcomes for everyone.


Recent Comments by Janet Brown

Planning another plan
We need planning to be the role of the town council, not the NT government from Darwin.
How can we plan for our future development when there is no plan.
A town plan from the early 80s is lost.
Until we have a town plan on development any master plan is a joke. And to my knowledge the master plan does not include development areas for our growth.


Senator Scullion will not contest Federal election
Identity politics. It has to end. Politicians need to be representing the people. The Territory.
So far I have seen none of this from those putting up their hands.
They are only talking at election time. Voters are confused on their rights. As a voter we have the right to demand elected members who will work for a better Territory. Not a better Darwin over the rest of the Territory.
Our Federal ministers have the role to work for the entire country. As minsters elected by states and territories into a Federal seat they should be ensuring the best of Federal funding for their electorate. They are elected to represent Australians. Yet they are managed by government departments.
The departments have signed agreements to allow overseas businesses to avoid taxes. The departments who have allowed foreign governments to own Australian land. The tax office which negotiated agreements with overseas companies to avoid paying taxes that everyday Australians have to pay.
Check out the person wanting your vote.


Make Oz Day a celebration of the future, not the past
Appeasement is not the answer. Appeasement is the catalyst for further division.
January 26 is the date chosen to celebrate our place in the world.
People from around the world choose our country to call home. Because we are amazing. Australians are proud of our home. The division based on race is not Australian. That is apartheid. We need to stop this vile hatred of Australia now.
Australia Day is not up for destruction by an angry and racist group.


Custodians decline meeting with council on gallery
I for one do not see this town and its progress as being at the whim of aboriginal people over the residents of Alice Springs. This type of division has its claws strongly embedded in segregation and apartheid mentality. The future of our town should be decided by all residents. I am so fed up with people using the race card to gain control. This should not be about who has the biggest stick, it should be about the majority seeking growth and prosperity for Alice Springs. Not personal agendas and petty jealousy.


GST billions yet we’re still the basket case
Jack, I do not have to walk a mile in anyone’s shoes.
It is clearly obvious that bandaid government mentality is all wrong.
What happened to outcomes and audits. Never happened. Throw more money at is the battle cry.
Regards of the fact that billions of dollars has only exacerbate the problem.
Money for nothing comes to mind.
Yet for governments to get that money some of us work hard to pay taxes, fees, levies and so forth. Our borrowings are through the roof. Time for outcome audited funding checks.


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