Macklin should resign as Minister – she has no results to show us, she doesn’t – or doesn’t know how to – listen or talk to Aboriginal people – she should go, and the sooner the better: Richard Downs, Alyawarra leaderREAD MORE
Alison Anderson HAS finally seen the light, gone bush and joined with the “anti-interventionistas”!!
In the weird world that passes for NT politics right now surprises are coming thick and fast. And just maybe Alison Anderson has taken the trenchant criticisms from her constituents at Ampilatwatja to heart.READ MORE
Gerry Wood only needed to make one deal to maintain Labor in power. If he had supported the CLP there would have been three deals – between Wood and CLP opposition leader Terry Mills, between Mills and Alison Anderson and between Wood and Anderson and the risk of any of those three deals going pear-shaped was substantial.READ MORE
The Australian maintains it’s bizarre position that Alison Anderson was a visionary that could do no wrong and was now a victim of a dastardly conspiracy by a manipulative Gerry Wood and the forces of absolute evil behind NT Chief Minister Paul Henderson.READ MORE
The most substantial single source of Aboriginal bird knowledge in the mainstream ornithological literature was John Gould’s “Handbook to The Birds of Australia”, published in 1865. I’ve not been able to find a replacement candidate as the primary source – and much of the information contained therein was collected by one of Gould’s collectors, John Gilbert, who was taken from us too soon in 1845 while on a cross-country expedition with Ludwig Leichhardt.READ MORE
These bird sculptures are just about the best bird sculptures I have seen. Made out of the scattered bits of metal that we discard in tips, along the road or just leave to rust where they die, they become a whole lot more than the sum of their parts.READ MORE
Below the fold are two pieces from Crikey yesterday. It is trite indeed to say that it was an “extraordinary day” in Territory politics…over at Club Troppo Ken Parish has written about this matter and makes this comment: Gerry Wood’s price was more extensive than you suggest. Not only must Henderson remain CM (an extraordinary [...]READ MORE