Woolworths are not wholeheartedly supporting the community. Try getting hand sanitiser …

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Woolworths are not wholeheartedly supporting the community.
Try getting hand sanitiser (with high alcohol content) at Woolies.
For three weeks now there have been empty shelves.
“We restock at night and it sells out quickly,” they told me.
I went there at the opening time.
Empty shelves and then they said: “We can’t get it, the cities are prioritised.”
That is a failure of Woolworths as a company.
And the prices at Woolies? No more specials.
Are they price gouging?

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Aborigines may defy orders, come to Alice for food: CLC
Very few remote community residents travel to Alice Springs to shop for a healthy food basket.
Keeping the price of healthy food low on communities will not prevent people from coming to town.
There are fast food attractants in town, plus the availability of alcohol that draws remote residents to town.
But the healthy food basket is not one of them.


Council meeting under COVID-19 lockdown
Miserly support from the Council.
The rates payment due dates for the last quarterly payment will be extended from April 3 to June 30.
Many in our town are getting much less income but the Council intends to maintain its own.
We have sky high rates and they must be reduced.
I see the council work gangs doing normal non urgent tasks.
They currently have two jobs going.
One is for yet another ovals and parks maintenance worker.
The others is a Director of Community Development, a $100K position.
Best way to develop relations with the community is to cut rates, not spin the lack of cuts.


COVID-19 news: Alice Springs woman diagnosed
Isolating communities is showing some success.
I have had many queries from remote community friends asking when the road will be open.
Most are accepting that they should stay in their communities.
Community clinics are working hard to inform residents.
Is disobeying the self isolation requirement for returning residents going to undo the good work?


Territory Alliance looking beyond COVID-19
Here we are facing an unprecedented pandemic that will certainly take many lives in Aboriginal communities and the Territory Alliance focus is post COVID-19?
It is not as if Gunner is doing so well he doesn’t need an opposition.
To the contrary he is not handling the crisis well.
Is testing happening in the community?
Are there enough ICU beds in the hospital?
How many respirators are available?
Forget the distant future Terry Mills.
There is a tragedy about to unfold here and you need to speak up about it.


COVID-19 news: Alice Springs woman diagnosed
@ Psuedo Guru: Community clinics are providing hand sanitisers.
I had a message this morning saying that after a group of mourners had finished shaking hands the clinic nurse made them all clean their hands.


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