Compulsory acquisition of Town Council owned Anzac Oval for the art gallery is on the table. Mayor Damien Ryan position in council is compromised as a CLP candidate. Anzac High (at right) faces demolition starting Monday. But not all is bad in politics: Namatjira MLA Chansey Paech (at left) is adjusting to a re-jigged electorate and patiently pursuing resolution of the flagrant misuse of rural residential land. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
SSM will “destroy our culture” and “we do not want it”, says Vaughan Hargraves, a senior Warlpiri man from Yuendumu, speaking in a video clip on YouTube, where there are several NO clips by other Aboriginal people. These views are put to bush MLA Chansey Paech, who is openly gay and pro YES. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
"We are here and really positive and happy to work towards a bright future for everyone,” says MLA Chansey Paech, who led today's NAIDOC march. He also comments on Harold Furber's announcement about merging the national Indigenous art gallery and the cultural centre projects. KIERAN FINNANE reports.