If old mate loved Alice Springs like he apparently says …

Comment on Council: fob off, rejection, and secret moves by James T Smerk.

If old mate loved Alice Springs like he apparently says then he would listen to all the residents and do something about the crime! Have an actual deterrent that these kids are afraid of and consequences for their actions.
Building new things around town is vital in growing the population and getting more tax paying dollars into the economy, but when more people are leaving the town then are coming here because of the crime rates it’s not hard to see what must be done first!
We already pay way too much in this town for trades, housing, travel and food; we shouldn’t have to pay for incompetence of our Government too.

Recent Comments by James T Smerk

VIDEO: Watch yourself in the NAIDOC march this morning
Fighting “for what’s right” would include having a deterrent for not breaking the law, and repercussions for breaking the law!
Not fixing this problem won’t fix anything. Allowing kids to not be punished for crimes is inviting the development of serious offending adults, with no future for them and their families.
Maybe there should be more talk amongst parents and shaming when they don’t do what they should do.


Man charged with sex offence, boy with multiple thefts
In a small town this should be on the tips of everyone’s tongues. But no, just business as usual, and if anything a slow news day. Sad.


Drunk driver had 11 people in his car
And nobody is surprised. Sad.


‘Catastrophic’ drop in construction work
And yet I still can’t get a tradie around for a quote for house upgrades, because they are too greedy for juicy Government works.
Rare to find a tradie nowadays who doesn’t own multiple properties early on in their work life.
I chose the wrong career path obviously.


Drug charges as large amount of cash confiscated
I don’t see why the police don’t offer a small incentive for dob in a dealer. Give a $1000 cash payment for confirmed information and I’m sure some of these desperate druggies will dob in a dealer they don’t like.
I’m sure there are even people that aren’t druggies but are aware of some people that deal, easy money!


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