You’ve asked a question Harold so now I’ll explain. Katherine …

Comment on Katherine council’s ‘dereliction of duty’ by Bruce Francais.

You’ve asked a question Harold so now I’ll explain. Katherine has a grog problem. The council is well aware of this.
The mob as you have referred to KRAG is a 13 member group focussed on reducing alcohol related harm.
If the council fails to support the group to achieve this objective then it would be best for it to pull out from the group.

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Labor won the seat of Katherine largely due to the anti-fracking sentiment but then ignored the message.

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