The Tennant and District Times Fri 10 Feb 2017
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Page 6 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... ~- e . ,~..; . Phone 8962 2049 or 8962 2522 OPEN 7DAYS 11 AM 3PM AND SPM -10 30PM news TWO PIZZA 2 x Large Pizzas Garlic Bread .f't:/i.~t l Austrllan Go>emment t ~Bureau of Meteorology I Tennant Creek Me.feorological Office TENNANT CREEK women's refuge 24-hour Crisis Accommodation, support and referrals for women and children. Experiencing Violence? In Crisis? Too many troubles? Need someone to talk to? Call our Counsellor 1800 114 904 We provide private & confidential service for all women. Radar lobby group to meet A GROUP lobbying to build a new radar in Tennant Creek will hold a public meeting next Thursday. Special guest will be Kylie Gracey from the NT Cattlemen s Association who has been working on a funding application to install and opernte the rada r. She will present a draft to the meet ing. Tennant C reek's weather radar was controversially shu1 down in 2015 after a two-year re prieve. Mike ash from 1he Barkly Radar Action G roup (BRAG) says Ba rkly residents would not g ive up on the quest. 'Po litic ians in Canberra can say what they want but out here we all know how vital the weather radar is to us all;' he said. "Our plight is all the more apparent foJ. lowing a heavy wet season. it has created bedlam in the bush and there has been no technology to help. 'For example there's no way of know ing if you re sending remote area workers out into a big stonn where they' ll be cut off by Hood waters o r bogged. " It ' s unsafe and unacceptable in this day and age. .. No wonder we all feel abandoned. " But ifwe 'reno t going to get help from the big boys, we' ll do it by ourselves. "We w ill keep going unt il we raise enough funds to build and operate our own radar." Mike said BRAG has been busy and had scoured the area for the best s ite for the proposed rada r. w e have settled on One Tank Hill, behind the water tank," he said. "Two Tank Hill is loo cluttered and also supports a mobile te lephone tower that might conflict with the radar but O ne Tank Hill is the perfect position for the radar." Mike says he hopes as many people as possible attend the meeting on Thursday 16 February. 3 :30pm at the DPIR Con fcrencc Room. Barkly House, Paterson Street, Tennant Creek. "We will sec you all there," he said . Your Toyota Partner for new vehicles and parts. Call Peter Kittle Toyota Alice Springs on 8955 4200. 46 Stuart Highway, Alice Springs, 0 870 NT Australia, 08 895S 4200, LMVD 098 alicesprings.peterkittletoyota.com.au 6 TENNANT AND DISTRICTTIMES FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2017 CRITICAL INTERVENTION OUTREACH SERVICE We provide: V Victim advocacy V Proactive and targeted outreach support V Culturally appropriate support at appointments V Specialist, domestic violence outreach V Support to Indigenous victims ;ii&962"231ii ~ ~ TOYOTA 'T Oh what a feeling/
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