@ Hal: I agree entirely. It’s about time they were …

Comment on The millions and the misery by Surprised !.

@ Hal: I agree entirely. It’s about time they were audited and perhaps we’ll get some accountability for our many taxpayers dollars.
Perhaps ORIC need some documentation to assist in their examination. I’m happy to help.

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The millions and the misery
Couldn’t have expressed it better, Jones. If the taxpayers see more than anecdotal results for their hard earned money, they will be more inclined to be positive about their money being spent on organisations like Congress.
Where there is political spin, the taxpayer becomes cynical.
I am still bewildered as to how the hell can they (Congress) can have a $20m underspend?


The millions and the misery
I looked up HTLV-1 and it told me “The most important routes of HTLV-1 transmission were found to be from mother to child and predominantly through breastfeeding, sexual intercourse, and blood contact, including the transfusion of infected cellular products or sharing of needles and syringes.”
I am not a doctor, but it sounds like transmission can be prevented.
In one of the articles I read, it says that this virus affects 40% of the people in Central Australia.
This is clearly alarming.

What I fail to understand is, that the Taxpayer is paying for the Funding for all NGO’s, so in essence the Taxpayer is paying for the tests and research into the virus.

The Taxpayer is also paying for the Methadone Programs, which are usually the result of self inflicted addiction.

Apparently in 2013, 44,0000 people died from cancer in Australia, BUT the PATIENTS, have to pay for their own cancer treatments!
This does not make sense to me.

Given that the population of the Indigenous population is only 4% of the total population, the amount of money “given” by the Taxpayer to fund these NGO’s, seems disproportionate to me, the numbers just don’t add up.

This seems politically motivated healthcare as different from compassionate health care.


The millions and the misery
A novel idea Jen, however history has proven and continues to prove, that getting the masses to agree, particularly on an issue like this, is like herding cats.
The young people know what they want. They want to do whatever it is they damn well like and we are letting them do it. Now its out of control, some people are really shocked!
Are we that naïve or stupid we didn’t see this coming and getting worse?
How about enforcing the laws that we agreed on in the first place? Rules and punishment that (good or bad) produced results.
It was only since the do-gooders stepped in with the “poor bugger me stories, I had such a hard life,” coupled with the Government’s weak policies that all this is coming to a head.
To my simple mind, it’s really simple. Make the young people accountable for their actions. That’s it.


Recent Comments by Surprised !

65 years of history now a pile of rubble
Yet another criminal act by the government! The effort we go to to save a tree, yet a building with so much history is just destroyed.
What the hell were they thinking!


Claire Hockridge found dead
A non prison uniform picture would have been better.
Wasn’t that a back road to Hermannsburg?


Claire Hockridge found dead
33% failure rate. I wouldn’t be a willing investor at those odds.
Why on earth wouldn’t they utilise the skills of a tracker?


Councillors: do we need Federal intervention on ‘crime wave’?
Further to my comment out of frustration albeit my belief this is all as a result of weak government and the wimpy do gooders.
We as taxpayers contribute all money the government has and a part of this it is allocated to serve and protect us.
We are clearly not protected nor are we allowed to protect ourselves or property.
The government is not doing what we pay them to do yet we still support them. This doesn’t make sense to me. Either fix it or allow the people to fix it.


Councillors: do we need Federal intervention on ‘crime wave’?
A big stick would be a simple solution until the government shows some balls.


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