@ Hal Duell: I agree wholeheartedly Hal. As a …

Comment on Survey: How much do you like Adam Giles? by Di.

@ Hal Duell: I agree wholeheartedly Hal. As a voter in Braitling I can assure you that we haven’t seen hide nor hair of our “local” member since the CLP was elected to office.
Queries or complaints to the local member get handed off to the public service (last time I checked I didn’t vote for the damn public service!)
The old boys club of the CLP has led me to allow my membership to lapse and to seriously consider the ALP – which will be the first time since the 1983 Federal election that such a move is being considered.
I cannot believe that the CLP has created such a mess here in Alice, and look forward to holding them to account!

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Anecdotal I know, but on two recent occasions, I’ve sat outside one of the AC owned bottle shops and was quite shocked to realise that the only commonality of those who were pulled up and questioned by the bottlo monitor, was the colour of their skin.
From a group of young women, to tradies on the way home from work, to older people and middle aged women – the only constant was their skin colour. Not good enough, NT Government.


‘Big Council’ needed in times of trouble
There is a very good reason why the majority of voters, in the majority of states voted against the bill.
Perhaps it is time for the council to focus on roads, rubbish and parks and leave the rest of it to the other two levels of government that the poor taxpayer is groaning under.
At what point is too much government enough?


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Give us a bloody break – the council can’t even be bothered engaging local suppliers, but expect us to stump up year after year.
The poor taxpayer is funding how many levels of government? And for what?


Federal Budget ‘another big GST blow to the NT’
WHY should constituents in other States and Territories be forced to go without because our politicians can’t operate responsibly?
If the Treasurer would like to send me a draft of the NT Budget, and a red pen, I’ll fix the problem quick smart!


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“… yet now they are trying to hold the economy to ransom with tired big business talking points …”
Hold the economy to ransom? Would that be like “charities” masquerading as business and pushing full tax paying entities out of the market?
Take the wood out of your own eye, fella!


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