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Comment on Leaving town: Centre, its creatures will miss Kaye Kessing by Whitney.

All the best for your next adventure Kaye and Elanore. The NT and all its animals you have helped will miss you! I totally agree on the buffel, unfortunately it is an endless battle : )

Recent Comments by Whitney

Another notch putting The Rock ahead of Alice
Melissa, have you been living with your head firmly planted in the sand?
Port Augusta’s late Mayor Joy Baluch was able to drag their town out of the gutter when social issues threatened to take over.
This wasn’t in her job description either, but it didn’t stop her making a lasting difference for her town.
I believe Damien Ryan was even sent to Pt Augusta at our cost to discuss their successful approaches to minimizing antisocial behaviour, on which he has remained stagnant.
In terms of improving tourism for Alice Springs Damien could have had a loud voice for Alice, not once have I heard him talk about the detrimental impact direct flights to Yulara from capital citites have had on the Alice Springs community.
Hey, he even had some leverage with the Anzac oval negotiations with the NT Government.
Why is council suddenly only able to maintain the gardens and not voice real imapcts Government decisions have on the town he is supposed to care for?
Perhaps you are politically short sighted and your feeling of content with Damien’s lack of voice for Alice Springs only normalizes his stagnation as our representative.

Another notch putting The Rock ahead of Alice
I couldn’t agree with you more, Domenico! Damien Ryan needs to stand down.
I have lived in Alice for 25 years and ever since he became Mayor the town has steadily declined.
He should be the squeaky wheel for Alice Springs, ensuring the NT Government do not forget about every other town but Darwin.
Sadly he lacks guts, innovation and any kind of foresight. It’s time he let soemone else drag Alice out of the gutter.

More government handouts for alcohol traders
Could not agree with you more James! All of the additional revenue made by liquor outlets in the NT should go to a victims of crime fund for not just their house but cars, medical bills, property, and counseling services for the victims and their families.
Wouldn’t that be fair, considering NT taxpayers are funding police protection and now security upgrades while the effects of alcoholism ripple through the NT like a cancer.
How about the NT Government PRETEND they actually care about NT residents?

Golf Club gets Masters liquor licence despite missing deadline
And why after so many years would the Apex Club, a community organization that puts money back into the Alice Springs community, be shut out of the event by the Liquor Commission?
It sounds like a micro manager on a power trip has been promoted considering the Golf Club was unaware of the three month period before the event the application had to be in by.
Why do these [people] continue to be put in positions of power in the NT?

Golf Club gets Masters liquor licence despite missing deadline
What could the Liquor Commission possibly have against this event and the liquor licensees?
Let’s face it, the inappropriate use of alcohol in Alice Springs and the the whole NT is not from the Masters Games participants and spectators!
The fact there was no call from the NT police during the Red Center NATS to ban the sale of heavy beer yet they request this for the Masters Games is baffling!
Just another true reflection on the unqualified, uneducated [people] in power in the NT.
It perfectly aligns with the issues a lot of wine buyers are currently having trying to have their orders sent to Alice Springs!
Because we all know they are the problem drinkers causing all the social issues in town.
Wake up NT government and deal with the real issues in the NT and stop micro managing the successful events this town actually has.

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