Oh dear, where to start; Hal, CLC is a Commonwealth Statuary …

Comment on WA communities profit from camels, not here by Charlie Carter.

Oh dear, where to start;
Hal, CLC is a Commonwealth Statuary Authority under the Federal Land Rights Act.
It is bound by all the regulations covering these, and is one of the most rigorously scrutinised bodies of its kind.
WA Land Councils are subject to totally different laws and control.
Alan, camels ARE feral pests. They have been trashing the environment in Central Australia for a couple of decades. Commercial development cannot control the numbers.
Farmed animals may become a viable industry, but despite the efforts of Governments, and lots of public money it hasn’t happened yet.
Trevor, wishful thinking is no match for commercial reality. Even if it could be harvested at a viable cost (from the Simpson desert for example) which it can’t, it is still problematic.
What about the existing meat industries?
Ever heard the slogan “give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Give a man a line he eats for a lifetime”.
Giving away meat would destroy the meat producers in the target economy.

Recent Comments by Charlie Carter

Shooting, not selling feral camels
Ah, the same old utopian dreams. If it was economic someone would be doing it.
It is not!
Reflect for just a minute on the costs associated with taking vehicles and equipment to remote trackless areas where the camels are.
Then killing, butchering to health standards, refrigerating the meat, and getting it to market. It just don’t add up.


Gas and solar: Still uneasy bedfellows
I suggest the problem is not the aim of 50% renewable, but the clinging to the 50% gas.
The technology is available to handle the renewables, it just needs the commitment and money from the government which is in the position of trying to cope with the Giles Government’s stupid purchase of the new gas generators.


Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more
What on earth is John Bell talking about? Something that did not happen in 1983?
Anangu didn’t have ownership of the land then.
If the “Charlie” referred to is me, I wasn’t in the NT then, and have never had any role in the management of the park.
Who the hell is Clyde?


Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more
Trevor: I have been a guide at Uluru Kata Tjuta NP. In answer to your specious query, may I suggest;
1. Yes, walk around the rock, slowly.
2. Walk into Walpa Gorge, then watch the sunset at Kata Tjuta (and have an evening picnic).
3. Walk the full Valley of the Winds walk.
4. Spend a few hours in the cultural centre.
5. And yes, you’d probably want to see the sunset on Uluru.


The Territory: It’s a gas!
Gas is well (pun intended) on the way to being a stranded asset.
It is not “clean”.
It will survive as an interim back up fuel for a short while.
See the analysis.


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