To Mr Scambary and AAPA: It has taken this long for …

Comment on Sparks fly between Festival and Imparja, sacred sites authority by Laurie Butcher.

To Mr Scambary and AAPA:
It has taken this long for someone to show this town, country some of its history that some it sounds like, would prefer to remain hidden.
To those who put this together, every effort and support should be given them. It may have come as a surprise to some, that the remarks and various comment from individuals are out of line.
When this same area has been used countless times by different races of people – wedding and other events, with motor bikes driven right up to the creek, facing the same rocks and watering place.
This water hole was the reason for the Telegraph Station to be built here, in the first place. Who lined this water hole with plastic and why? Is another question for you Mr Scambary and why hasn’t anyone spoken before, or is it only money that opens the mouth?
It seems British colonialism is still with us – divide and conquer certain organisations are good at this.
Yes the event was so professionally handled that it may have put a few noses out of joint.
But I do hope people have learnt something from this, in regards to security. Volunteers, rubbish collection and safety. Kids were safe. No mess – fantastic.
So Mr Scambary what is your agenda and that of the AAPA? It certainly isn’t reconciliation.

Recent Comments by Laurie Butcher

‘Get the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority into line’
To Mr Scambary and AAPA:
It has taken this long for someone to show this town, country some of its history that some it sounds like, would prefer to remain hidden.
To those who put this together, every effort and support should be given them. It may have come as a surprise to some, that the remarks and various comment from individuals are out of line.
When this same area has been used countless times by different races of people – wedding and other events, with motor bikes driven right up to the creek, facing the same rocks and watering place.
This water hole was the reason for the Telegraph Station to be built here, in the first place. Who lined this water hole with plastic and why? Is another question for you Mr Scambary and why hasn’t anyone spoken before, or is it only money that opens the mouth?
It seems British colonialism is still with us – divide and conquer certain organisations are good at this.
Yes the event was so professionally handled that it may have put a few noses out of joint.
But I do hope people have learnt something from this, in regards to security. Volunteers, rubbish collection and safety. Kids were safe. No mess – fantastic.
So Mr Scambary what is your agenda and that of the AAPA? It certainly isn’t reconciliation.
Laurie Butcher.


‘Get the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority into line’
To Mr Scambary and AAPA
It has taken this long for someone to show this town, country some of its history that some, it sounds like, would prefer to remain hidden. To those who put this together, every effort and support should be given them.
It may have come as a surprise to some, that the remarks and various comment from individuals is out of line.
When this same area has been used countless times by different races of people – wedding and other events, with motor bikes driven right up to the creek, facing the same rocks and watering place.
This water hole was the reason for the Telegraph Station to be built here, in the first place. Who? Lined this water hole with plastic and why?
Is another question for you Mr Scambary and why hasn’t anyone spoken before, or is it only money that opens the mouth?
It seems British colonialism is still with us – divide and conquer certain organisations are good at this.
Yes, the event was so professionally handled that it may have put a few noses out of joint. But I do hope people have learnt something from this, in regards to security. Volunteers, rubbish collection and safety. Kids were safe. No mess – fantastic!
So Mr Scambary what is your agenda and that AAPA? It certainly isn’t reconciliation.


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