@ Evelyne: If you want a job you can always …

Comment on WA communities profit from camels, not here by Fred the Philistine.

@ Evelyne: If you want a job you can always find one, you just cannont be picky at what job you take. We have people who have been on welfare for more than three generations. You cannot tell me that there has been a job crisis all this time. I’ts a matter of having the will to work.
The problem is that welfore is too good. As for the children being locked up, if the parents looked after them they would not be I this position.
It is time they stopped blaming everyone else for their actions.
@ Trevor: There is not going to be much profit if we give the meat away. Will it be Halal certified?

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WA communities profit from camels, not here
The problem here the walfare is too good, too much sit down money. I see Tanami Downs station is in voluntary liquidation which is run by Aboriginals. Farming camels here will be no diffrent, if we are going to close the gap people have to work.

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Did Wilfred and Gisela Thor have to die?
I agree with Baffel. Tourists should be more responsible, however, we need to take more precautions as well.
Having emergency packs in hire vehicles (like a knapsack with water, tourch, flares, space blanket, hydralite tablets etc).
Also on hot days, the rangers should be checking the car parks every afternoon at 4.00pm. If cars are still there he should then go and look along the track.
There needs to be more signage. Like all the parks around Alice Springs, the facilities and the signage are very poor.

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What a total waste of money this is going to be. NT Govt is already $875M deficit in the budget. By the way, who is going to run the so called cultural centre?

If it is going to be built on the Melankas site, what about the sacred trees, or aren’t they sacred anymore?

‘Extreme vetting’ and Pine Gap
The fairest thing is to send them back to their own country and let them come in through the proper channels like the migrants in the 1950s to 1960s had to do.

Four lanes through Gap: Does Alice need them?
You are all missing the point. This town is a service town for the Indigenous.
People only come here for the work. If this town did not have social security moneys, this town would be even smaller. There is nothing here to attract people except for work.
You also have people who take advantage of the Indigenous, e.g. taxi drivers. This town is controlled by very few people.
What annoys me is the police at the bottle shops. This should be funded by the bottle shops themselves. Why should the tax payers pay for it?
Take the social moneys and the government grants out of this town and see what you’ve got.
A four lane highway through The Gap should have been built in the beginning.
Things here have been done so slovenly, but have made alot of people rich. There is no town planning in this town.
Maybe we need to get someone like Donald Trump to kick some arses and sack a few councillors and employ some who will get the job done.

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Well said, Mabel.

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