If indeed, as stated by Cr Satour, that the petition …

Comment on Aboriginal flag on Anzac Hill: it’s not over yet by Mark Wilson.

If indeed, as stated by Cr Satour, that the petition is “a very strong representation of the community that is in support of the flag” it is nevertheless a very poor result for the fly the flag case. While 1000 plus people is significant, it falls well short, indeed even close, to the majority of residents.
Perhaps we need to move away from pressure groups attempting to impose either view and instead get our Alice Springs Town Council to collect signatures and addresses of all interested residents.
The front desk at the council is one way to collect a true feeling over – say – a two week period without significant expense. Out of towners could email their vote.

Recent Comments by Mark Wilson

Solar lights may go
Alice’s latest ‘Ruby Princess Moment’? So who IS responsible for this visual atrocity?


Slashed electricity pay ‘inevitable’
Many thanks for the analysis and figures Malcolm. Sooner we can escape Jacana and the grid unreliability the better.
When the FIT offers no advantages except being a large battery (a significant advantage if the grid remained reliable), what’s the use of a solar system that fails every time Jacana fails?


Gaping loophole in COVID roadblocks
Proved hard to stop the flow of grog. People are inventive and will find a way if determined.
Only tough fines will do the job to dissuade.
Road blocks are not the only answer. People cannot hide in a small community.


‘Price gouging council’
Councils it seems start by setting a budget, then “do the math” to set the requisite multipliers to raise the required income.
It’s a bit like setting the price of (say) corn flakes based not on the price of corn and production costs, but on maximising the potential income before the consumers switch their choice of cereal.
Or more bluntly how much can you gouge before there’s a groundswell and the council is swept out with the incoming one, repeating the process?


2020 poll: Can Territory Alliance be a political force?
Posting that not so random photo of Mills with that poster is little more than a cheap shot. I’m disappointed.


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