A shame that PM Turnbull provided such a incredibly lacklustre …

Comment on Parliamentary committee endorses a First Nations Voice by Edan Baxter.

A shame that PM Turnbull provided such a incredibly lacklustre response to the Uluru Statement from the Heart in 2017.
A decent thought-provoking response from Turnbull at that time would have made the current ideological crisis tearing apart the LNP much more interesting to follow.

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Today was a small preview of how this project might be presented on the larger Australian stage or indeed to potential international visitors.
I got there a bit late, but as far as I can tell, Benedict Stevens is to be commended for getting the conversation underway proper.
So, NT Government, can we please now turn-down-the-tap of glossy leaflets, media releases and $ PR strategies? (Let’s save the money. Instead let’s maybe stay focused on getting that business case completed?)
And in the meantime, let’s listen up for the other voices (Arrernte and other). Let’s ensure that they are accorded due respect.
It is still possible to harness the boundless possible provenance of this project.


Aboriginal gallery: rushed business case yet immediate start?
Dr Ongo. Definitely a story! Time will tell if it makes news.
Hal, hope can take many forms, but it’s probably best that Alice keep eyes focused on the Berrimah line.


Aboriginal gallery: rushed business case yet immediate start?
Today I heard a story that should give hope to those who are feeling dispirited about this matter.
I would urge everyone to hold the line a little longer. Let us stay focused on the principles at stake here. There can be a way forward on this this amazing project without dividing the town.


1 Territory too fixed on opposition to fracking: Lambley
@ Alex: Got your point.


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