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Big band, big statements

Nov 24, 2009 | Discuss

Big band, big statements

PARLIAMENTARY SITTINGS IN ALICE SPRINGS WERE A DELIBERATE ATTEMPT BY THE LABOR GOVERNMENT TO SHOW IT INTENDED TO INCLUDE THE PEOPLE OF THE CENTRE IN ITS VISION BUT, TO THE GOVERNMENT’S DISMAY,THEY’VE BEEN USED BY THE PEOPLE OF ALICE SPRINGS TO TELL POLITICIANS THEY’RE NOT ALWAYS IMPRESSED WITH THAT VISION. A COUPLE OF YEARS YEARS AGO FORMER CHIEF MINISTER CLAIRE MARTIN AND HER CABINET COPPED AN ANGRY SERVE OVER CRIME LEVELS IN THE TOWN. THIS YEAR MINISTERS AVOIDED MEETING PROTESTORS, WHO C...Read more