A businesswoman and a retired Anglican Rector say the messages are there. Now the new government to be elected in August, in far-away Darwin, will need to take on board the special demands of The Centre. NEW SERIES by JULIUS DENNIS.
Cr Banks had appealed to her colleagues to share the position around. It offers an opportunity to broaden one’s experience and to strengthen leadership skills, she said, and a vote for her would encourage other women to take up roles in local government. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Talks between the Town Council and Mparntwe custodians about the national Aboriginal art gallery haven't even started, and the relationships with the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Central Australia need "re-igniting". So says Cr Marli Banks, pictured holding daughter Maringka Abbott, with NSW Cr Helen L’Organe at the Australian Local Government Women's Association Annual Conference in Sydney.
"Who is the Chief Minister talking to," asks Cr Marli Banks (pictured in the centre of the photo) who says, contrary to his assertion, there is no formal decision on the civic centre swap. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
That should include catering, council venue hire, staff and administration costs because "the purpose of this event was to introduce and endorse the Federal Candidate for the seat of Lingiari, Jacinta Price," says Cr Marli Banks in a notice of motion, seconded by Cr Eli Melky. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Cr Price and Mr Turnbull • Cr Banks volunteering at an Old Timers Fete.