Steve: You don’t understand the destruction that buffel is doing. …

Comment on West Macs fire mitigation critically inadequate: Scientist by Interested.

Steve: You don’t understand the destruction that buffel is doing. I thought you would be able to understand but you don’t you are set in your ways you don’t understand how the world works.
So we will leave it like that.
However let me go through fire:
There is different ways to attack a fire
1. Direct attack this was not always a option 45 degrees and 50 km gusts would love to see you doing that.
2. Another is back burning take out a bit of land to save a lot.
3. Let it burn.
4. On foot using tools e.g. blowers.
Fire was in the ranges where it was impossible to deal with. Every creek and gully the fire would come down. It was impossible in places.
So without getting angry with you when you say do your job you don’t understand the situation you sit back and blame others.
If you were a proper pastoralist you would understand these practices.
Fuel management is a key and the eradication or control of buffel should be a goal to achieve.

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West Macs fire mitigation critically inadequate: Scientist
Steve: You’re story does not make sense. You may have seen fire. Congratulations. However, you don’t know the purpose or the outcome of the fire you’re talking about.
You don’t understand fire, the purpose, what it can be used for.
You speak like you come from a long pastoral background which you do not, White Gums is not.
Fire will travel through any conditions especially 40 km gusts.
Buffel is a major concern. You can’t fix it with cattle in a park which wants to be world heritage.
Cattle spread seed and cause erosion by using regular tracks.
Don’t comment on something you don’t have a clue about.
Yes, this isn’t my correct name.

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Give it to Katherine, this is dragging on to long. If people are going to complain take it away from them, Mr Gunner. Then they will complain that the Government doesn’t care about the Alice. I can’t believe I agree with Janet Brown. This is a first!

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This has gone on to long. Sick of hearing about it.
The best thing to do is not have it at all. Move it to Darwin or Adelaide.
It is going to be vandalised every weekend here no matter where you put it.
I know that’s not a good thing for the Alice but spend all those millions cleaning up the streets. Imagine or dream that Alice Springs wins an award of the tidiest town lol.
Stop the alcohol issue and violence that tourists see when they arrive.
Before everyone gets angry at my message, we are leaving Alice next year due to a incident which will be in our minds forever.
I hope things improve as I really want Alice Springs to change. It has so much to offer.

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Thank you Janet for your comment.
I have never heard you say or write anything positive about the Opposition, I may have missed this so don’t take offence please.
I hate politics, but what I am saying which surely you can notice, is that the same five all support the one party no matter what subject or what is to be the correct decision.
The councillors have always had a majority of CLP voters.
It’s great to have a variety of people now.

‘Save Anzac Oval’ motion defeated
It is interesting that the same CLP voters and councillors vote exactly the same. I am surprised Steve Brown has not responded. I just noticed Janet has commented so no surprise there.
It is really funny that you are proud to support this party. Can’t you remember the results of the last election? You were hopeless. It is always the same 5 counsellors causing the issues. Tell me what has the Mayor done for this town apart from collecting payments for being on boards and attending functions.
Have the guts to vote on what you believe is right not just following a party who is incompetent.
I like your comments Ray you have provided some great examples!!!!!!!
[ED:- We are offering right of reply to the Mayor.]

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Hi Erwin
Just to clarify a few things I don’t like the dumping of fuel it is an environmental nightmare.
However in terms of this situation the plane needed to. A plane is filled up plus a bit more for emergency to get to their destination.
This case they had to empty fuel otherwise many lives are at risk. A plane cannot land with that amount of fuel.
I am not 100 percent sure but Alice Springs airstrip maybe shorter than a main or larger airport.
[ED – Jon, please read the report and then comment.]

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