I like the idea of it flying over NAIDOC week …

Comment on Flag on the Hill: When No became Yes by James T Smerk.

I like the idea of it flying over NAIDOC week … what I don’t like is the fact that at night a gang of Indigenous youths went through the mall smashing windows and damaging trees and other items.
It would be good if we saw a reduction in crime over the week instead of celebrating it with more crime. However crime has become part of the culture of this town and will never change.

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If a business can’t make profit it needs to adapt and make profit or close. Simple.


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I’m actually surprised this isn’t all over Facebook with the keyboard warriors around today.


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Is it April fools already.
Don’t worry, when and if they choose to do something about the crime around Alice they will just spend another five mil somewhere else. And so on.


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For such a proud people who deal in respect and shame, this kind of action goes against everything generations before them stood for. Their culture is changing before our very eyes and may never be respected again, especially by NT people who have lived through this stuff. Sad.


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I fear there is no end in sight. I have my doubts on whether either party will do anything or enough to make a difference.
With more than a dozen serious incidences last night alone the town is done for.


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