Thursday, June 17, 2021

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Happy Birthday, Frontier Services

2583 Frontier Services Rachel Morgan & Keith Castle SM

 

 

Thirty volunteers from around Australia pay tribute to John Flynn's Mantle of Safety by applying elbow grease to Adelaide House and Flynn Church in Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PICTURED are volunteers Rachel Morgan from Victoria and Alice Springs local Keith Castle.

The Devil’s Big Day Out

During the Eighties, I dialed 000 one night as half a dozen young men were left lying, stabbed with flagon shards when a fight broke out on a dance floor that I regularly promoted, so imagine my droll reaction when seated in the Todd Mall last Saturday, as I saw a young bloke carrying one of the new "33% more" empties.  I said to my friend, “he’s carrying a weapon.”  Within seconds and metres from our table, he smashed it over the head of another bloke, who pulled a knife.  Simultaneously, a middle-aged woman came up to our table and held the stump of an amputated hand in my face while chopping at it with the other hand. In a comment piece, RUSSELL GUY reflects on the opportunity of Saturday's council election to put an end to the bigger is better mentality in the availability of alcohol. IMAGE: The new "Peel off here" - "33% more" sticker on the trendy new bottle.

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