The massive expenditure will go ahead despite fiscal crisis, says Acting Families Minister Ken Vowles (at right). Meanwhile Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss (at left) defends financial support for drag racing with bogus crowd figures, and says the Aboriginal art gallery and the new rugby fields will go ahead. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
CORRECTION December 19:
The $66.9m funding for the Client Management System Alignment is part of the Territory Labor Government’s $229m response to the Royal Commission.
As the Australian gas industry is price gouging to cover export losses, the Territory has the chance of using its licensing powers to bring down domestic prices, says financial analyst Bruce Robertson (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.
UPDATE Aug 1, 11:47am No comment from Minister Vowles.
CLP Minister Bess Price was unable to explain her comments calling for changes to the Aboriginal Land Rights Act in the estimates hearing,writes Ken Vowles (pictured) Shadow Minister for Indigenous Policy.