What happened in the year 2013 to 2014 to make …

Comment on Rock, Alice: Widening the gap by Local 123.

What happened in the year 2013 to 2014 to make the jump in Alice Springs tourist sepnding?
It would make sense to look at what instigated the huge spike and learn from it.

Recent Comments by Local 123

Mayor, Deputy let council flounder
They can’t even agree which one of them should chair a meeting! Acting like kids.
How does the community think they will be able to agree to a site for the gallery or any other big decisions?
Useless the lot of them, at a time when small businses are seriously suffering and trying to stay afloat, we need the council to make a decision. But they are incapable of being able to even have a discussion with out name calling.
It is pretty obvious none of them have a plan and are only sitting on council for self serving reasons.
They should be ashamed of their carry on! Do the right thing for the community and local business.

Art gallery row: Town Council leaderless
Alice needs this gallery and a decision where it should be located has been going on far too long.
If council do not wish for it to be built on the oval, where in the CBD do they want it to be located? They have no idea!
They can’t just keep saying no and give no suggestions. Now more than ever we need to make a decision quickly and start the building process.
Far too many local business are close to closing and struggling to survive.
The gallery would be a great boost for local construction and supply industries in the short term and a massive tourist attraction in the long term.
It is time to come together and make a decision for the best of Alice Springs and the community. Rather than bickering and trying to score political points which has been the case for the last three years.

Council: Jacinta Price refuses to bury the hatchet
It’s time for Jacinta to grow up and move on! The Council need to focus on town matters and bettering the community. Not spending every meeting listening to Jacinta’s childish antics. She has had enough airtime and it’s time to put and end to this.
When she left Council, she should not have come back just because her election hopes failed.
We need the Council to work as a team at the moment and this does not help in the slightest!

Jacinta Price spits dummy
Like most bullies, the reality is they are not all that bright and not nearly as clever as they think they are!
Abolutly useless in council, would be far far worse in the ACT.

Gallery swap: Aborigines second in pecking order
The south of The Gap location is not only due to cultural reasons, but more so that it would be built on Aboriginal land.
Thus the gallery would have to pay rent to the Aboriginal families ongoing.
It’s a commercial decision!
A CBD location is required to bring tourists and increase foot traffic around the CBD.

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