@ Alex Nelson: In the early seventies, when I was …

Comment on National Indigenous gallery process hijacked? by Erwin Chlanda.

@ Alex Nelson: In the early seventies, when I was chief reporter for the Centralian Advocate, I recall us publishing a glossy insert from the railways soliciting public comment on the possibilities of relocating the freight rail yards.
The options were leaving them where they are, shifting them to the Old Ghan terminal where the Transport Hall of Fame is now, or to Bond Springs north of the town.
My recollection is that the community response was a deafening silence.
Once the deadline had passed the railways, said OK, we’ll stay where we are.
All hell broke loose – but by then it was too late.
Erwin Chlanda, Editor

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