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The Tennant and District Times Fri 10 Feb 2017



The Tennant and District Times Fri 10 Feb 2017


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Page 2 of 12Tennant and District Times, 2017-0210 TDT 3/03/2017http://www.tdtimes.com.au/global/print.asp?path=/djvu/2f345992-f34c-48a9-b361-aca... TERRITORY FAMILIES Would you like to provide a voice for Senior Territorians? Expressions of Interest are being sought for the Minister's Advisory Council for Senior Terri torians (the Council). The Council provides a voice for Senior Territorians on issues of interest. By providing high level and strategic advice to the M inister for Territory Families, the Council will strengthen the links between government and the senior's community to improve policy outcomes. Members will be selected based on their skills, knowledge, experience and broader community representation. For more information please contact the Office of Senior Territorians by emailing ost@nt.gov.au, visiting www.seniors.nt.gov.au or phone 8999 3894. Applications close on Friday 28 February 2017. For further information visit www.seniors.nt.gov.au BARKLY ACTION RADAR GROUP(BRAG) PUBLIC MEETING Everyone is invited to a meeting to discuss the progress of the proposed radar for Tennant Creek. Special guest: When: Time: Where: Kylie Gracey from the NT Cattlemen's Association. Thursday 16 February 3:30pm DPIR Conference Room, Barkly House, Paterson St, Tennant Creek. news Lees o star on60 Minutes JOANNE Lees will star on 60 Minutes this Sunday as she talks about the now-famous murder of her boyfriend, Peter Falconio, near Barrow Creek in 2001. Bradley Murdoch is now ser.iing a 28-year jail sentence after he was found guilty of nagging the couple down by claiming something was wrong with the exhaust of their Kombi van. Allhough his body has never been found , Falconio was shot at the scene and Lees was assaulted, bound and shoved into the back of Murdoch's vehicle before she escaped and hid under a scrubby bush for about five hours. Lees nagged down a road train driver who took her to Barrow Creek Pub to wait for police to arrive from Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. The ensuing manhunt for the murderer became Australia's biggest-ever. L<ist year. Lees returned to Ti Tree to d iscuss plans for a roadside memorial to Falconio that would also serve as a warning to travellers. An Aboriginal an exhibition in Melbourne helped 10 raise money for the project. WHY... Tackling skills gaps and labour shortages hos been a problem for Northern Territory businesses a nd governments for many years. As o member o f ISACNT's Ind ustry Advisory Group you will help resolve these c ha llenges. WHO... The Industry Advisory Group provid es advice about the skills and competencies needed for NT businesses to operate effectively a nd be p roductive. Rep resentation is open to individua ls. businesses a nd industry g roups a cross the NT. HOW... Meeting with the Industry Skills Advisory Council (ISACND. you will provide essential insight on skills gaps. training and recruitment issues affecting industry. WHEN Involvement is voluntary and will require attending up to 4 meetings per year to facilitate and support communication and consultation for industry. To apply or find out more contact Hugh Roberts 1n our Darwin office on 7913 7514 or email hugh.roberts@isacntorg.au The closing dote for applications 1s Fndoy 17 February 2017. 2 TENNANT AND DISTRICTTIMES FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2017

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