I believe that there is generally a positive mood across …

Comment on Art Trail, Explorer’s Way: big words, so far no substance by Edan Baxter.

I believe that there is generally a positive mood across the related sectors / industries – and so far the government seems to be taking the right early steps with its arts trail related initiatives.
Further, the idea of investing in art installations or enhanced points-of-interest along key tourism routes (I assume that is what Mr Bignell is alluding to) is exactly what is needed.
Yes, I look forward to shortly launching an Alice Springs-to-Darwin app that showcases the potential of emerging app-based technologies.
My thinking is that if we as a Territory can get this stuff right, there is huge scope to create a lasting and positive impact across a range of levels.
Lots to be positive about IMO.

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Today was a small preview of how this project might be presented on the larger Australian stage or indeed to potential international visitors.
I got there a bit late, but as far as I can tell, Benedict Stevens is to be commended for getting the conversation underway proper.
So, NT Government, can we please now turn-down-the-tap of glossy leaflets, media releases and $ PR strategies? (Let’s save the money. Instead let’s maybe stay focused on getting that business case completed?)
And in the meantime, let’s listen up for the other voices (Arrernte and other). Let’s ensure that they are accorded due respect.
It is still possible to harness the boundless possible provenance of this project.


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Dr Ongo. Definitely a story! Time will tell if it makes news.
Hal, hope can take many forms, but it’s probably best that Alice keep eyes focused on the Berrimah line.


Aboriginal gallery: rushed business case yet immediate start?
Today I heard a story that should give hope to those who are feeling dispirited about this matter.
I would urge everyone to hold the line a little longer. Let us stay focused on the principles at stake here. There can be a way forward on this this amazing project without dividing the town.


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