Bob was one of the best CEOs I ever had. …

Comment on The financial crisis in the Northern Territory by NW.

Bob was one of the best CEOs I ever had.
Fair, firm and called it as he saw it.
No bullshit – just played it straight down the line.
Good to see his insights, analysis and opinions are still valued.
The whole “disadvantaged by birth” mantra needs an overhaul – too many urban mixed race mob skimming off the top which means less for those genuinely in need.
Pity the current mob of senior bureaucrats and politicians lack the talent, experience and knowledge to make a genuine (positive) difference.

Recent Comments by NW

Ministers lash out at council over gallery
I think it can easily be re-worded to reflect the reality: The NT Government is “divided, lacks leadership and individual MLAs have put their own political interests above the interests of the people of the NT”.


Boy from The Centre to address UN Human Rights Council
Here we go again. Another child-puppet to tell adults how the world should operate.
Maybe he should lecture local Aboriginal and mixed race people first about to how to support their kids, teach them right from wrong and PREVENT them becoming 10 year old criminals requiring a custodial sentence?
Guess it’s easier to blame the white system and government – seems to be the scapegoat for everything these days.
Someone should introduce him to Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old mouthpiece and climate change expert without a science background.
*sigh*
Let kids be kids, not turn them into puppets who are easily manipulated.


Ministers lash out at council over gallery
Imagine what the TOTAL cost of this project is when you factor all the public servants, politicians and councillors who have put time into it.
Time to shelve the idea and, if there is real money available (not just increasing the debt), spend it on something useful to benefit the whole town, not feel-good symbolism. Surely there are far more worthwhile things that Alice needs?


Federal Budget ‘another big GST blow to the NT’
The NT Government is like the spoiled kid who gets everything given to them during the year whilst their siblings do all the work around home – then expect a massive Christmas present.
Or to put it more simply for the slow ones: If you don’t contribute to the pie, don’t whinge if your slice is small.


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Local1 – you summed it up perfectly. No-one wants to admit, learn or accept that their parents were unable or unwilling to provide care for them.
So it’s much easier (and preferable) for them to “believe” they were stolen. And now we have $ attached which increases the number of people and empire-building organisations wanting to perpetuate the stolen myth – but the issues around the current generation of neglected kids is a subject that many still choose to ignore.
Hiding behind the smokescreen of culture just gives people an easy way of avoiding honest discussion (and practical actions) to address the shocking reality.


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