Spot on Erwin. Shame the people with power don’t care, …

Comment on Rampaging kids: Dale Wakefield drops the ball by James T Smerk.

Spot on Erwin. Shame the people with power don’t care, or should I say don’t want to hear what you’re saying (which is what we are all saying).
Dale must be so embarrassed when walking around the streets of Alice, on the rare occasion she does.
I bet everyone she walks past is thinking “you have failed us”, pity we are too polite to say it to her face. Maybe we need to.

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It’s better than nothing but it has taken far too long to come up with.
Pull your finger out Government.
Alice is dying a slow death and it feels like we live in a war zone.


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It might be old but it’s just not something that would attract tourist or many local visitors throughout the year if it was ‘done up’.
Sorry if it offends but I think you will find the people wanting to keep it are people that attended the school or had something to do with it and are trying to hold on to their memories.


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I lived next door to an Elder a few years back when all this started and he told me the welcome to country was a made up white man thing to make them feel better about taking their land.
It is not their way but if they were willing to pay him (it was $2,000 a pop) for a one minute speech he would go along with it.


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Fighting “for what’s right” would include having a deterrent for not breaking the law, and repercussions for breaking the law!
Not fixing this problem won’t fix anything. Allowing kids to not be punished for crimes is inviting the development of serious offending adults, with no future for them and their families.
Maybe there should be more talk amongst parents and shaming when they don’t do what they should do.


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In a small town this should be on the tips of everyone’s tongues. But no, just business as usual, and if anything a slow news day. Sad.


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