Mark, join the club. I believe this project, sometime called Cultural …

Comment on Gallery business case far from ‘well underway’ by Evelyne Roullet.

Mark, join the club.
I believe this project, sometime called Cultural Center sometime Art Galley ( I do not know if it is one building or two), is a red herring to take people’s attention away from more important issues. I would like to read here what this government have achieved since the elections, ie.more jobs? reduction in crimes?
what about the budget deficit?
We have a beautiful art and museum center in Araluen, a museum in town with plenty of art galleries and sporting facilities.
Could shops keepers tell us if businesses have risen since the opening of the museum?
Could the Tourism bureau shows us the increase in visitors?

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Elected government, like other workers, should sign a contract highlighting their promises.
Promises not kept will annul the contract (without pay) and another election could be called.


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Dehne Mclaughlin: If you do a bit of research instead of being negative, you will be surprised to find out that they are a lot of Aboriginal scientists capable to run it.


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Is ths real or a rehearsal for an horror / comedy?


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The rates payers are the employers of the Council (Mayor, Councillors) and the subcontractors (CEO and all others employees) and as such we have the right to demand a performance year review/report, like :
Communication with the public.
Collaboration and teamwork (no stabbing in the back between councillors).
Problem-solving? Nothing done for children shelter!
Attendance and dependability, quality and accuracy of work.
No attendance to meetings only with a very valid reason.
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Museums: First Nations demand to speak for themselves
@ RM: “However, for Australia as a country to function properly our standards are based and built on Western traditions including the altruistic beliefs of Christianity.
If you don’t like that or don’t believe in that then you can choose to live outback away from the city or even move out of the country.”
This CHRISTIAN (rather unchristian) statement is the proof of the arrogance of the western society who believes they know it all and that the Australian colonialism brought paradise to this land.
Like Alex Gamin I will advise you to read “The Biggest Estate on Earth” and learn a bit about Aborigines and their way of life, especially the land management which was the same accross the country.
I will quote Roslyn Ross: Many different peoples living here in 1788, descended from different waves of migration, without a common language, generally at war with each other, constituted tribes and often barely that given the numbers of some groups, and nothing close to any sort of nations.”
I will quote Bill Gammage: “Accross Australia early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England.”
Once Aboriginal people were no longer able to tend their country, it became overgrown and vulnerable.
Christian westerners have done a good job.
“When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.” Desmond Tutu.
The same can be said about Australia.


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