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The Tennant and District Times Fri 11 Aug 2017



The Tennant and District Times Fri 11 Aug 2017


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W.Z112017 T1111"Blt and District Times, 2017-0811 TOT nt council elections 201 7 FOLLOWING the declaration of nominations for the Northern Territory Council Eleclions last Friday, there are now sox contenders for Barkly Regional Council president. Alyuwurr wu.d Lucy Juckw n, Juek Clubb. Noel II ayes and Ricky llolmes arc the only ones who have lhll}wn the ir hut.s into tlu.: ring and so 1hcy will be"'" pointed to the new coo neil . In K uwurr;mgu . Ray \Vhutlcy. B1'i:.m C(1lcnuan. Joyce Taylor. Hal Ruger, Sid Vushis1.Chris1ine Revell. Narelle Bremner. Jeff Mcl uughlin, Put Brnhim, Tristan Duggic and Ron old Plummer. With tlvc yean; experl cncc as oour.cillor. Nurclh: Brcmncr. h!L"i the most ex pcricncc for the p~idcnt position nhhough Pa1 Hm him tuL\ plC\'iously M:-n 'cd ()0 the CounC-il. lncumbeno presiden1 Barb Shaw will om comes:t the e lectie)r\, $fi Pltt Bmhim. Narcllc Bremncr.JcfT McL~tU~hl in , Christi ne Revell. Steve Edglngroo or S riun Coleman w ill $OOn SICJ) imo the position. Out or the rour words in Aylcn. Alan Revell nnd Jane Evans are vying for two J>osition.s nnd in AI purruruhun ()1\C po~iliou will be tilled by eilher Jcnnirer Muhoney orGlll)' Koppc~r~ . In lhe Pnua ward . which covers Tenrlfin t C n.."ek, 12 llf>minccs will banlc it out ror five positions. Nnrclle>nysshc'sswnd Narelle Bremner. Steve Edgington. ing for presidem bec.au~ Jeff McLaughlin. cause they ;lre our fu ture." Christine Revell. ohe Bnrkly Wor~ Camp. J' m :,urc we cun make the Bnrkly beuer place for us tall ," ~he suid. I he Llrkly. only 1hrcc will go to election. The: four current councillors in the Titey nrc. in ballot urder, Kris Ci\'iWr~sc. Dnrrin during the past tcml head .. The Ral'kly is u unittuc u1iHst:' and impro,e uuli woy hus been rn:ldc mHI and beuutiful plou.~c btu tics l ike Juno and Puikiss she'd like to continue to we need to work hord Rcscr\'c, create jobs and makl! a difference in 3 to ensure " 'c use every support local businesses leadership role. rc~ourcc :wnilahlc In fully and illdustry; she soid. Nnrelle is particularly r~~~:d,~! ~~~;;~:~.en~~~ ;::=================================~ .. Our you1h popuhuion i~ Mwni~M* one of the biggest pcr<:~.p tee which m:Jde massive, ground in reducang debt :md brin~ing Council ri ~ nanccs i n1o order. S1eve &1ging1on has also nominated ror president, :'t posi1iun he believe~ n.:~ quires srrong. experienced leadership. social and cc:ono.nic devciOJ>rnerlt 1>lans ::'lnd l hc llbility lU r(mn mutu:JIIy beneficial pnn nerships. '''Building a better Sarkly'"' STEVE EDGINGTON ~ PRESIDENT FOR BARKLY NT Council E ectlons 20i.7 VOTE "Slrong experienced -IShlp .,. Honest. open and accountable eovemment [!] ., Regulercommunltyconsuttatlon 1 .,. A fM>year lnfi'8StriJCIUre plan .,. lmpr<Mid community aafoty "A strong ooonomy and lnetoased tourism ~ Nccpook OOf))l &teyoo pgdiagroo 1 A(l(hQf"oSf(l' 1:1r Sr~ <ttkWt0t1. (\1781 PAreJ'Son Slto&r. T~r Ct'Hk Nr 0860 DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND JUSTICE Takeaway liquor sales - Scanning requirements return Takeaway liquor oullets across six regional areas will be required to scan 10 from 19 August 2017. Scanning requirements will apply in takeaway liquor oullets within areas where product restrlclions or permit systems are in place. Outlets in and around the following communities will be affected: Alice Springs Katherine Nhulunbuy Groote Eylandt Tennant Creek Milikapitti Those persons identified as prohibited from buying alcohol-Including persons subject to relevant court orders, bail conditions or parole orders - will be refused service. The Banned Drinker Regisler returns Terrilory-wide on Seplember 1. For more information call 1800 931 137. www.justice.nl.gov.au 4 TE!liNANlAND DLSTRLCU IMES_FBlDAYJJ AUGUS120lL NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMfNl ita LO Australia and. as we ull krM)w, thc :iportin~ :unl musical talents nmong$t 1ho young people hero ore just ama~.ing. n1e Council h~l.!<. to commit to prtunol ins and progressing youth 31 ~very opportunity be " While there's still wort 10 be done 10 we :>re dcfi 1iitcly on the righl p;llh mad w ith a good team , w illins 10 worl: ooopcra1lvely wilh other organisations und ;.agenc ies like RJC P ::111d He says if he is eleelcd he ~,.,ould rc:,ign from the Early voting begins 8:00am, Monday 14 August . Civic Hall. P~ko Rd, TENNANT CREEK Mon 14 Augusl to Fri 18 Augu 8:00 am 10 5:00 pm Sat 19 August - 9:00am to 5:00 pm Mon 21 Augus1 10 Thu 24 AuguSl 8.00 am 10 5:00pm Fri 25 Augusl 8:00am 10 6:00 pm All voters ca n vote ea rly REMOTE VOTING Voting 1eams wlll visit remote locations from Monday 1.4 August 2017. See ntec.nt~gov.au for voting dates. times and locations. f t Uiho!loLIX! .. / NftladQflc-ll'IUIOII 1800 698 683 I ntec@nt.gov.au 'fl O HTfkcComm Authot\..0 bJ' Ulifll00.1n&!tl.1n )\,:(Wti\N~ ll'tto!l)ryliKfonl (00"\\''''IIW)n IKl ,..,ulw4! 'iz O.'IW\ ~-T 06IXl DEPARTMENT Of TOURISM AND CULTURE Regional Arts Fund grants now open Regional Arts Fund Community Grants offer up 10 $20 000 for arts and cultural projects in regional and remote communities of the Northern Territory. Territory artists, arts organisations and groups can apply for projects that Increase community access and participation In arts and culture and provide professional development opportunities for artists and arts workers. The Fund supports long-term benetits and outcomes for youth, disadvantaged, very remote and Indigenous communities. For further information visit www.nt.gov.au/reglonal_arts_fund_grants or contact Arts NT on 1800 678 237. Applications close Spm Monday 11 September 2017. The Australian Govtmmtnt's Regional Arts FuM Is provided through Regional Arts Austrofia and monllStd by Arts NT. Deportment o( Tourism and Culture. ----- REGiONAL ~ ~ -lwww.tdtlmes.com.u"llld=154835tlalla=1 4116