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Are some critics of Alison Anderson exploiting racial tensions?

Jan 31, 2013 | 11 Comments

Are some critics of Alison Anderson exploiting racial tensions?

Outstation housing maintenance needs funding By Bob Durnan On Saturday 5th January, NT Indigenous Advancement Minister Alison Anderson’s office placed a large ad in the NT News. The ad outlined the facts concerning Anderson’s intention to fund some house repairs on outstations (aka ‘homelands’ and ‘homelands communities’ in the top end). The advertisement followed a couple of months’ speculation about the details of Anderson’s proposal, and allegations about the grants being pers...Read more

Lone wolf finds new pack

Sep 08, 2011 | Discuss

Lone wolf finds new pack

Sometimes you have to go hunting on your own and that’s exactly what I did. If you hunt in a pack and the pack’s not working, you have to go on your own. I will hunt with the pack. If I don’t feel the pack’s hunting properly, then I will go and hunt on my own. – Alison Anderson. Labor Government minister-turned-independent Alison Anderson has been accepted as a member of the Country Liberals and will stand for the party at the next election. Ms Anderson declared her sup...Read more

Independent Anderson

Dec 02, 2009 | 1 Comment

`I just suddenly realised, being a member of parliament within the Labor Party and being a minister, how you just can’t have a voice , You’re just so much gagged from having an opinion … it’s either spin or nothing” `A whole family structure just moves into town, so it’s one renal patient, 27-30 people, out of that there might be seven to ten schoolchildren who don’t go to school’ Either we can sit back for the next 40 years and keep putting the $500 or $600,0...Read more