The answer is to get interstate quotes and more professional …

Comment on NT road sealing costs threat to Outback Way? by Fred the Philistine.

The answer is to get interstate quotes and more professional workers.

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NT road sealing costs threat to Outback Way?
Things in the NT always seem to be dearer. I believe the the Alice Springs council does have the equipment but do not have experience. Cheaper to get contractors from interstate.
The council cannot even lay foot paths properly. If this is the case, why are council rates so expensive in Alice Springs? The council seem to do very little.
Other regional councils around Australia all have the equipment and the knowledge to do their own roads.
I believe contractors in the NT take advantage of the contracts on offer to get rich.

Recent Comments by Fred the Philistine

Cart before the horse
Don’t you gey it. The NT is BROKE. No funding for along time.

Adelaide’s Indigenous gallery out of the starting blocks
Att Steve Brown: What do you expect when yoy have low standard of people running the Territory?
If the Territory is going to prosper, it needs industry and stop relying on Federal monies.
One can only say to all the people in the Territory, you need to lift your game.
As I have lived in the Territory for many years, the Territory is backwards.
If Alice Springs really wanted an art gallery, why did not one of the Aboriginal councils fund it, if it’s so important?

Firm ‘no’ from PM, Scullion to bailing out ‘bankrupt’ Territory
It’s about time the Commonwealth had opened their eyes. The Territory, especially Alice Springs, is a black hole when it comes finances.
It is time they start raising their own revenue as they have relied on Federal funding for far too long.
The rest of Australia is starting to wake up, that investing in the Territory is not good value.

The Territory is broke
It’s laughable as the Territory wanted to become a state. So much for self governing. Nothing has been achieved. Too much money wasted.

The Territory is broke
It’s no surprise. Never seen a state / territory run so poorly.

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