Tag Archives: Damien Ryan

CLP candidate Ryan compromised as town’s negotiator

 

 

Should he be able to use his $100,000 job as Mayor (pictured, ABC News) campaigning against the government poised to invest $70m in the town for the Aboriginal art gallery and cultural centre, and more for the CBD? COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Ryan to run in Braitling for the CLP?

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The Mayor (at right) is not confirming nor denying it, and we’ve now asked fellow town council member and CLP vice-president Jamie deBrenni (at left) for a response. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Mayor Ryan, CM Gunner mum on art gallery

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Mayor Damien Ryan (at left) won’t say whether he is supporting 10 traditional owners on the national art gallery issue, and CM Michael Gunner (at right) won’t say what – if anything – has resulted from his “consideration” of the project. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »

‘Our’ gallery: Will Gunner, Ryan slay the dragon stealing it?

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If Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, aka Michael Gunner and Damien Ryan, want to save the National Indigenous Art Gallery for Alice Springs, they had better get a wriggle-on: Adelaide is breathing fire, reports the city’s online newspaper, InDaily. By ERWIN CHLANDA.    FULL STORY »

Part of the town speaks, but will pollies listen?

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Massive concerns about neglected children and alcohol policies dominate poorly timed public forum yesterday. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Ryan runs on infrastructure boost, financial responsibility

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On the minus side are long delays with flood mitigation measures (although the Alice Springs News Online now has new information on this critical issue, see FULL STORY). ERWIN CHLANDA spoke with Mayor Ryan who is pictured with Jenny Barr at Sunday’s market. The how-to-vote cards on the table are Mayor Ryan’s and those of candidate Joshua “Burgs” Burgoyne, his future son-in-law.

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Alice council heading for Donald Trump style dynasty?

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Mayor Damien Ryan is set to become the father-in-law of youthful council candidate Joshua Burgoyne (at right) in next month’s election. Walking in the footsteps of Donald Trump (at left)?

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Prove I’m wrong and I’ll step down: Cr Melky

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Council, in a dramatic meeting last night, takes the next step towards paying out its $1.2m civic centre loan as proposed by Cr Eli Melky (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Cool reception for the non-Local Government Minister

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Missing portfolio: No, the new government hasn’t overlooked local government. They chopped the department on purpose. PHOTO: Mr McCarthy and Mayor Ryan addressing the LGANT meeting this morning. ERWIN CLANDA reports.

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The Finke’s under way, and that’s official!

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Let the race weekend begin: Official media launch in the Mall today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »