Today was a small preview of how this project might …

Comment on Benedict Stevens happy to talk about gallery location by Edan Baxter.

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.

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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.


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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.


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@ Alex: Got your point.


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On a more serious note, has anyone had a chance to check out the NT ICAC office launched last week? Check this out:
https://icac.nt.gov.au/icac-differences
“The ICAC can investigate persons / bodies previously outside the jurisdiction of Northern Territory watchdog bodies. For example MLAs, courts, tribunals, local government councils and independent officers.”


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