Wonder if three dollar Bill Shorten will bail out his …

Comment on Firm ‘no’ from PM, Scullion to bailing out ‘bankrupt’ Territory by NW.

Wonder if three dollar Bill Shorten will bail out his failed Labor mates in a chase for a handful of votes?
The money offered by both parties to prop up a mining town is ample proof that desperate pollies develop bad policy.
Can anyone provide info on how much the local people have received (and squandered) in royalties?
Why are taxpayers having to give more money to save a place that very few people want to visit – just to chase a few votes?
Like most things in the NT, the tourist brochures don’t match the reality, and word of mouth based on REAL experiences will trump a glossy advertising campaign anyday, particularly with the reach of social media these days.

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Different in every sense – except when compared to the top halves of Queensland and WA. *sigh*


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On one hand “we” are one and free … yet on the other, we want to be treated differently and separately to other Australians? Talk about mixed messages!


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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”.


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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.


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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?


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