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!

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