The primary disadvantage for NT in the past was, is …

Comment on The financial crisis in the Northern Territory by Paul Parker.

The primary disadvantage for NT in the past was, is still now, and appears ongoing, has been Commonwealth racist treatment of Australians, particularly in the NT.
The Commonwealth did not dump racism, instead it dumped measurable needs, promoting instead its use of racial tags for Australians.
The Commonwealth discriminates between Australians using racial identification as their measure, repeatedly claiming this repugnance most Australians find acceptable, it is not acceptable, indeed IMHO it remains a legal breach of our Australian Constitution.
The Commonwealth racist methodology does not distinguish between the well-off and others not well off, let alone those who have lifetime experience of deprivation.
The Commonwealth argues lawfulness to deny Australian families their otherwise held right to live together based on its racial testing of Australians.
The Commonwealth promotes racial identification of Australians, to qualify our legal rights, our legal responsiblities, our equality, as Australians.
Commonwealth promotes denial of assistance to Australians who clearly satisfy acknowledged levels of “need”, denies assistance to Australians who clearly demonstrate ongoing deprivation, for the Commonwealth defines the difference using the Commonwealth’s racial test.
Commonwealth racist methodology provides funds to individuals who do not need them using wealth tests, provides funds to individuals or groups who fail measurable standards of need tests for such assistance.
Commonwealth dumps measurable needs, promoting use of racial tags.
It is not a race thing for me, it is both a “rights” and a “needs” thing.

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Re: Psuedo Guru Posted November 15, 2019 at 8:15 am “Anarchy rules in Alice Springs.”
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