Friday, June 18, 2021

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The Minister for Football

When Mayor Damien Ryan talks proudly and with optimism about his relationship with the NT Government, one cannot but wonder what he's on about.

For example where, as Alice Springs lurches from crisis to crisis, is the so-called Minister for Central Australia, Karl Hampton, and where is his mind?
It's on Tickets are now on sale for the Australian Superbike Championship; he joined hundreds of people  at Territory Manor in Mataranka to welcome the handing down of a consent determination that will provide certainty regarding native title and announced that Top End Rugby League fans will have the chance to watch a NRL Premiership points match – on the same day as the people of Alice Springs were coming to grips with the closure of the iconic Memo Club, and another CBD pub, and a public meeting was held to meet the mayoral candidates, grappling with the town's problems which some regard as terminal, voting with their feet. ERWIN CHLANDA comments.

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