@ 3: I would expect those disclaimers to appear at …

Comment on Tennant Creek gets the pipeline, not Alice Springs by Harold.

@ 3: I would expect those disclaimers to appear at the bottom of just about any specific purpose accounting type report. There really doesn’t seem to be anything exceptional contained within the disclaimers.
Regarding your comment on tourism, I certainly agree.
What I’d ask is what do you think we should be doing differently to get that extra night.
I’d further ask why it would need to be one or the other. If the extra night in the NT could be secured without further cost, then logically the benefit, understandably unreliable at present, of the gas royalties would be able to deployed elsewhere.

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Tennant Creek gets the pipeline, not Alice Springs
@3 I admire your passion, but $150-$200 per Territorian per year may not sound like much. However, if the census data is what’s being used for that calculation, we’d be looking at between $35m and $50m per year.
That appears to be a decent amount of funds, especially if spent wisely.
Obviously protection of underground water supplies precedes any discussion on economic benefits. I guess we’ll have to wait and see on that one.


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Milk and honey or fracking battle field?
Would Edan Baxtrer prefer only his viewpoint to be tolerated in this publication?
Quite typical of a believer mentality, shout down anything contradictory regardless of how scientifically sound or objectively sourced.


Gas, fracking: potential benefits to Aborigines enormous
@ Bruce Francais: Yawn.
Same old rubbish, still not answering to direct questions and deploying the same old diversionary tactics.
Unsubstantiated claims, both about the science and the support for the vocal minority that is the anti-fracking mob.
“Most Territorians”, you continue to make me laugh, you actually believe this. Good on you, you have very strong beliefs.
Belief – “an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof.”


Gas, fracking: potential benefits to Aborigines enormous
@ Bruce: I keep reading about this “vast percentage of Territorians” and yet it really isn’t represented in any ordinary congregation of people that I’ve experienced.
But then, I’m just an ordinary Territorian, not passionate towards either side, but certainly thirsty for knowledge, but all there appears to be is empty propaganda from the likes of yourself and your cohorts.


Vinnies in Alice barely surviving
I haven’t read any of the comments yet, but the update from the Vinnies spokesperson smells a fair bit like an oft used template that they’ve been sending out after using the “find and replace” command in MS Word.


Gas, fracking: potential benefits to Aborigines enormous
Geez, looks like balanced reporting isn’t welcome among the anti-fracking crew.
Who would have thought that kind of response would be forthcoming from a group of people with nothing other than a belief that fracking is bad.
Not only are they all learned scientists and experts in the process, but they’re all very high functioning economists as well. What a laugh.
Still waiting for something resembling evidence from the ringleaders in the other thread.
Based on the responses in here, I’d be a fool to be expecting anything other than repetition of the same unfounded statements.


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