If Terry Mills is serious about crime etc and keeps …

Comment on 2020 poll: Can Territory Alliance be a political force? by Surprised!.

If Terry Mills is serious about crime etc and keeps his promise, he should do pretty well.
Everyone, apart from the perpetrators are sick of the worsening crime here, but more sick that the government and do gooders refuse to implement anything that does the crime.
Instead, our safety is compromised every day and our hard earned property is subject to ever increasing insurance excess and increased premiums.
All we get is political spin and one of interest is the Northern Territory government’s Biz Secure www.bizsecure.nt.gov.au
Apparently you can get up to $20,000 of your and taxpayer’s money to “make a range of permanent security improvements to better protect your business against the risk of break-ins using Territory enterprises to do the work”.
We already pay for protection of our property and being, in our taxes but now you have to apply for specific protection which you already paid for.
In all areas of business it is illegal to have to pay for a service that you haven’t been provided. The banks copped it for the same thing, but governments are exempt.
And we vote for these people!

Recent Comments by Surprised!

You and the dunny door
@ Ray: I was looking at more the hygiene side but you raise a very good point.
As councils and governments seem to be exempt from their own rules it’s a challenge. Even for their own facilities.
If they were aeroplanes they would be retrofitted.

Halve power, water bills: Mills
So what is the Alice Springs Town Council doing to assist residents and businesses?
Deferring the last rate payment hardy counts.
Many residents and businesses are clearly hurting.
Perhaps they could lead by example and be proactive for a change after all it’s our money they have!

Public cut off from MacDonnell national parks
Wait till you see what comes next. Furthermore when you go to the Secure NT Website the map quality is very poor.
Perhaps there’s a message in that.

COVID-19 calls for straight answers
Bill, your last line says it all, but we should NOT be surprised by this.
It happens all the time.
It’s more apparent now that there is a major an very serious event where everyone has the same concerns.
I suggest everyone remember how we have and are treated, come election time.

Aborigines may defy orders, come to Alice for food: CLC
@ David “Shallow Minded”: My friends’ recent two trips to the UK were watch their 34 year old daughter die from cancer.
The daughter left behind her Husband and four children the youngest of whom is three years old. This was just before the start of the Coronavirus peak.
I would suggest that this does not make them one of the “Trendies, Beautiful people or Privileged” as you put it.
I am sure there are many people who have had the need to travel, not necessarily for holidays. The virus doesn’t discriminate and very fortunately they weren’t affected.
Yours and other’s generalisation has made things hard for ALL skin colours, Whites, Blacks, Yellows, Greens and Striped.

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