I agree. This government is doing a not so great …

Comment on The Territory is broke by James T Smerk.

I agree. This government is doing a not so great job (to put it nicely), but blaming them for the next 10 years’ worth of continued debt along the same lines is sensationalising the issue.
I’m pretty sure they won’t be in government for that length of time and who knows what changes to the economy may happen over that period.
The NT needs new industry developments, especially if they don’t care about our tourism industry which is obvious with the extreme crime in Darwin and Alice.
So get ready Hippies, the government will most likely open up a lot more mining and other stuff in the coming years.

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Aggravated assault in Alice hospital
Erwin, the answer to that question is yes, some can, but there is also a large amount who cannot.
But it’s easier for some to ignore facts and results we see in the media and keep forking out barrels of money just so a minority don’t call them names for trying to save a dying culture from its own hands.
People might start mislabelling your actions as stolen generation, instead of what they should be called saving generations.


Young thugs assault two men for cigarettes
Didn’t these two know there was a curfew for law-abiding citizens, they aren’t allowed out of their home after 9pm.
Oh, that’s right, it’s because its unwritten, just known.


Crims terrorise Gillen, three cops attacked
I don’t envy the police in Alice. It must be so disheartening to know that whatever they do these criminals will be back on the streets the next day with a slap on the wrist for them to do it again.
Simply go to your court case and mention your upbringing and offer a lawyer drafted apology and the judge will take pity and release you with stern words.
As we can see they are training their kids to follow in their footsteps, nice to know they will be properly training and hardened to crime by the time they are teenagers.


When 20% royalties shrivel to as little as 1%
The rich will always “accidentally” create loopholes in their policies so that they and their shady deals can prosper.
And yet even when realised they don’t get closed up, they just get mentioned and forgotten about. What an age we live in.


Unfinished business
Without respect for law and order our town cannot have anything fun or nice.
It’s a cool idea, just unfortunate attitude by some in society will not allow it to happen, let alone be maintained.
Answer this question respectfully and with understanding and you will have solved the majority or issues in the Alice: How to do you get parents to act like good parents who want the best for their kids?


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