Hal (Posted January 30, 2013 at 7:45 pm): I can’t …

Comment on Cr Melky’s curfew motion soundly defeated by Bob Durnan.

Hal (Posted January 30, 2013 at 7:45 pm): I can’t see it now either. Maybe I was hallucinating. Am I imagining things again Erwin?
[Hi Bob … The NT Government placed the advert and then withdrew it. May I suggest you contact the Licensing Commission for further details. Kind regards, Erwin.]
[Hi Bob and all … the NT Government has just reinstated the liquor advert, at 9:45am CST on January 31 … see our home page. Kind regards, Erwin.]

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Cr Melky’s curfew motion soundly defeated
Hal (Posted January 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm): maybe it’s been placed after your comment was received, but I could swear I just saw an advertisement somewhere further down the main page in this edition of the Alice Springs News letting us know that the Licensing Commission is decreeing no take-away alcohol sales after 7pm on the night of the game (Friday 8th), and none after 6pm the next evening (Saturday 9th).
The Licensing Commission is also limiting sales of beer to one slab per person per day (I think), and spirits to one medium bottle per person per day. Wine will be limited to bottled product (no casks), and no fortified wines will be sold.

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Gallery business case slap in the face of custodians
Wrong again Matthew Langan (Posted August 26, 2019 at 6:44 pm).
It was actually “big knob socialist flogs” from the CLP who talked up and used government funds to build the Desert Park, the Araluen Arts Centre and the Strehlow Museum.
If you have complaints about those places and their costs to the public purse, go talk to the conservatives. Nothing to do with the Labor mob.
The CLP under both Adam Giles and Gary Higgins has indicated it would also support a new National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs.

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James (Posted June 6, 2019 at 8:14 am): How many parks in Alice Springs commemorate Aboriginal leaders or dignitaries?
Nothing against Father Smith, but couldn’t we consider looking collectively at setting some priorities before rushing in to barrack for our favourite project?

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Conservative (posted May 1, 2019 at 9:19 am): what do you mean by ‘props to Erwin’? Stage ‘props’? It doesn’t make sense.

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Like InterestedDarwinObserver, I think Assistant Commissioner Beer’s claim is a somewhat questionable one.
Given that the majority of NT road deaths are normally the result of single vehicle roll-overs on remote roads, it is questionable whether more intensive traffic policing in Alice would necessarily produce this good result as claimed.
We would need a much bigger sample and more details of the individual accidents to really get an idea about what is actually going on here.

Massive horse deaths now a risk to humans
Hal, (Posted April 14, 2019 at 1:29 am): Don’t be so disingenuous. It is obvious from the article that CLC staff have been trying very hard to get permission to act.
They have now made their frustrations known to the relevant authorities, who are able to step in.
My point is that your criticism should have been aimed at those responsible (the traditional owners in question), not at the CLC as an organisation, as the staff are trying to do their job and get something done about the situation.
I was at both Mulga Bore and Angula a little over a week ago, and found very few people at Mulga, and none at Angula.
There were no dead horses that I saw, or smell of dead horses, around the houses then at either place, but there may have been some elsewhere. Of course the carcasses should be disposed of, wherever they are; that is what the writer and the CLC are trying to achieve.

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