This same group owns nearly all IGA stores Australia wide. …

Comment on LETTER: Macklin’s government berates NT over liquor policies, but funded the purchase of three booze shops, says Tollner by Janet Brown.

This same group owns nearly all IGA stores Australia wide. And all funded it seems by Australian government funds. Our tax payer dollars. So the question is how much funding from the tax payers purse how much land that belongs to all Australians is going to be given away to Aboriginal [interests] when we see here and so many other places human suffering and homelessness. If the stats were counted it would appear to be in the order of millions per year to everyone stating Aboriginality. So why is there still a problem on the streets? Time for accountability?
How much spent on specific Aboriginal funded projects and programs in the last five years and how many Aboriginals actually living in the Territory. Save and Erwin: There is some homework for you both. Accountability.
How much spending per person including royalties from mining and other and NGO related programs Aboriginal specific.
And then add welfare spending in separate area so that Australians everywhere at all walks of life see and understand the reasons behind cutting single parent payments.
Except to you guessed it Aboriginal parents. In communities.
The reason why Feds cannot assist aged pensioners to a higher level of living except below the poverty level.
Questions need to asked and answered. Let’s see Dave, have the guts to make real spending by NT government and federal and put into print for Territorians to see.
And then the likes of Julia Gillard, Russell Guy and others will stop screaming for more funding.
Along with our Territory Government wasting monies on Aboriginal specific issues that are over funded.
Time for this government to distance itself from further promotion of segregation in the Territory and provide funding that is inclusive of all Territorians with no regard to race or religion.

Janet Brown Also Commented

LETTER: Macklin’s government berates NT over liquor policies, but funded the purchase of three booze shops, says Tollner
Bob you need to do more reading and investigation. What I said is very true. But typical of the true laborites. Just blindly follow and believe what you are told. After all Julia and Warren would never mislead their followers.


LETTER: Macklin’s government berates NT over liquor policies, but funded the purchase of three booze shops, says Tollner
4 pubs, 7 supermarkets give or take 1 or 2. The rest of the licences are clubs, sporting facilities. Restaurants. Your generalisations of over representation of liquor licences is a bit far fetched and misleading. As the say.Don’t let the truth get in the way of outright propaganda.


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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