The best facilities for a football carnival in Central Australia …

Comment on Stop Easter footy carnival in Alice: Liddle by Ian Sharp.

The best facilities for a football carnival in Central Australia are in Alice Springs, all the infrastructure built up over many years.
And Aboriginal communities are not going to be allowed to enjoy that level of amenity? Don’t be silly.
Rather than just shifting the problems, work on solving them. No magic bullets, long haul.
Shifting the carnival is a short-sighted attempt at a magic bullet for Alice.
In reality it is shooting yourself in the foot, an attempt to avoid the hard yards.

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Let’s give it a go before we slam the door shut, deepening the divide and creating issues that are never going to go away without this kind of effort. Well said.


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