@ Richard. I do not take issue as you suggest. …

Comment on Voting for change? Don’t hold your breath. by Janet Brown.

@ Richard. I do not take issue as you suggest. I stated the facts like the pink batts like the schools spending on buildings. The set top boxes. Rorting by a big number of con men.
Who delight when this labor government throws around massive monies. I feel for the low income high rent payers. The welfare recipients in the Territory. Housing renters. All stuck with the high electricity bills. Clearly no concern for the most vulnerable in our community. I watch on the news the amount of house fires in Australia – all due to people having their power turned off because they cannot pay the bills. People burnt to death because they use candles for lights. Carbon tax. ETS as I said prior this is all stoke market hand out nothing to do with the environment the same market that caused the GFC. Solar I love solar it is a given to us in areas of big sunshine. It is a socialist govt that implements these schemes that costs lives, harms the most vulnerable and then turns their backs on the suffering. Accountability. Proper planning and risk management. The conservatives care about people, they implement programs to assist the vulnerable by growing the economy. Building businesses large and small. And making small government spending.

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Voting for change? Don’t hold your breath.
The big difference between Labor and Libs is clear. Labor are socialist. Big government whilst the libs is about private enterprise.
Business and small government. I hear all the time about the broadband and it is clear to all those who know what they are talking about and the NBN will still not deliver the speeds enjoyed for others in the world.
Our speed is a 1/3 of the speed in America. WHY!!! And we are spending billions on this poor service.
Carbon tax ETS no matter what tag it is all about the stock market. The same stock market that was responsible for the GFC.
So many titles, labels and all with real information lacking all spread through the media and millions spent on advertising. By federal government selling the ideas but who really understands the content. Truth no one.
But there are all those who are so gullible they believe the propaganda and never seek the truth. Ask questions research information. Ask questions. The impact of solar on power stations and those who have not connected is massive. Power stations have to operate at a certain level this cost has increased due to the carbon tax and yet the reduction of users to pay this cost has reduced dramatically. That leaves those who are not connected to solar to pay.
But if everyone was connected to solar the power station would still have a cost to operate and wow that would mean that we pay as we cannot run on solar 24/7.
We may as well not gone solar until we have permanent storage units. Something we do not currently have. More and more running and do this it is good and government promotes pays and then the reality hits and low and behold there was never real thought about outcomes.


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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