Territory Stories

The Tennant Times

Details:

Title

The Tennant Times

Collection

The Tennant times; NewspaperNT

Date

1977-05-13

Location

Tennant Creek

Notes

Not published Dec. 26 1975, Jan. 2 1976, Dec. 24 1976, Dec. 31 1976, Dec. 30 1977, Jan. 6 1978.

Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Tennant Creek; Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Newspapers

Publisher name

the Apex Club of Tennant Creek

Place of publication

Tennant Creek

Now known as

The Tennant and district times

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

the Apex Club of Tennant Creek

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/285661

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/406503

Page content

Primary School Enrolments The Depa1"tment of Education has a Policy of admitting children to Primary Schoo~ thr?ugh the year at the age of five. Commencing with the 1976 School year conditions of entry were laid down as follows: A. For those children who turn 5 on or before February Ist, parents will enrol their children at the School before the commencement of the academic year, B. For those who turn 5 after February Ist there will be no direct entry to Primary School, Pupils are admitted to year 1 class via Preschool after discussion between The Principal, Pre-school Teacher, Infant Teacher and Parent, children being transferred on a basis of readiness, The Princial can arrange for transfer of students from Pre-school on a terminal, continuous, or regular interval basis, As a reult of the regulations the Department foresaw the possibility that some children would be transferred to year 1 classes from Preschool p1"'ior to the fifth birthday, while other children remain in Pre-school for a considerable period efter turning five.. Children transferring f1"om interstate etc, follow these proceedures,however children already at school will be admitted as a transfer student. The system is designed so that all children spend a minimum of sevEon years in Primary classes in addition to Pre-school, Students are classed as in year 1 until they have completed one entire February - December academic year, Students entering Primary School part way through the year thus remain in year 1 longer than -one year. Students, however, because of their ability and progress may be at different levels in the various subjects, (Source: Education Department Circular 75/223) Progress Party Activities The Progress Party recently accused the C,L.P. and the A.L.P. of having Sherwood Forest mentalities, Both parties saw subsidies as the answer to any and every problem. Small business, cattle men and consumers all faced problems and extra costs because of remoteness and the fact that nature has been ungenerous to the N,T, However, the answer lies in removing some of the barriers rather than giving handouts. Reduction of taxes of all kinds, and declaring tax holidays for new and developing programmes, similar to those existing in S,E. Asia, and Canada, are preferable to sub.sidies. If the N.T. is to have a future at all our leaders have to stop thinking in a negative manner. The N. T. has a tremendous future if only the shackles placEtl onus by Canberra could be broken, Robin Hood died 600 years ago, however, the Government, instead of allowing his principle to die with tim, have developed a more tragic slant. They now rob Peter .!l9 Paul with great equinimaty, The Progress Party stands for reduction in taxation and big Government, to be achieved efficently, but with the minimum disruption to the community. People of Australia pay 50'/o of their incomes from all sources in direct and indirect taxes, As well, they pay approximately 15% extra tax by inflation. Giving more subsidies means an increase in taxes, or inflation, or both. l Authorised by B. Duck, Secretary. . . '.<.--s--_-p,.-----_-.- 4 . -- ~ RICK and VICKI NICHOLLS ... are happy to be back in Tennant Creek, and look forward to seeing old and new customers at .. BP TENNANT CREEK FRIDAY 13TH MAY 3.30 Play School 4.oo Sesame Street s.oo Flashez T.V. PROGRAMME brought to you by TENNANT CREEK NEWSAGENCY 6a30 News; Weather 7.DD This Day Tonight 7.30 The Good Life s.oo The Of Show 8a30 News; Weather s.35 Documentary: Yes, 5.35 Last of the Wild 5.55 Dad's Army PHONE .\62 6.25 Regional News 6.3D News; Weather 7.DD This Day Tonight 7.30 Pot Black FOR STATIONARY, KODAK, POLAROID, TOYS DAILY -PAPERS FROM SOUTHERN STATES But What Do You Do For A Living? s.oo The Two Ronnies B.45 News; Weather 9.oo It Ain't Half Hot, Mum 9.30 Friday Forum 9.50 British Soccer SATURDAY 14TH MAY 3.20 Stanley Cup Ice Hockey 4.20 Pot Black 4.35 Countdown 5.30 Big League 6.25 Weather 6030 News 6.45 Sports Review 7.DO Presenting Nana Mouskouri 7 045 Four Corners 8 040 Movie: Nobody's Perfect 10.20 Funky Road SUNDAY 15TH MAY 10030 Divine Service 11.25 Music 11.30 Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawing 11.35 Squiggle 11050 Wind in the Willows 12.15 In Your Garden 12.30 Four Corners 1025 A Big Country 1 055 Movie: Springtime in the Rockies 3 0 30 The Banana Splits 4.10 Dr. Who 4.25 Countdown 5.30 The Big League 6 025 Weather 6 030 News; Weekend Magazine 7.10 The Duchess of Duke Street a.DD News; Weather s.05 Red Cross Appeal s.06 Royal Had.tags 9.05 The Emigrants 10.20 Music Makers MONDAY 16TH MAY 7.30 Sesame Street B.30 Music 9.oo Play School 9.30 Music 12.05 Weekend Magazine 12.30 News 12.40 Horizon-5 12.59 Weather l.oo Music 1.20 History l.4D Music 3.25 Play School 3.55 Sesame Street 4.50 Flashez 5.20 British Soccer 6.15 Sports Roundup 6.25 Regional News 6.30 News; Weather 7.DD This Day Tonight 7.30 In the Wild s.oo When the Boat Comes In B.5D News; Weather Ba55 Monday Conference 90 45 Documentary: The Poor Old Woman TUESDAY l ?TH MAY 7.30 Sesame Street s.30 Music 9.oo Play Sch8ol 9.25 Music 9.50 Primary Science 10 .1s Music 12.~0 News 12.40 Horizon-5 12.59 Weather 1.00 Music 1.55 Romantic versus Classic Art 2.25 Music 3.30 Play School 3.55 Sir Prancelot 4.Do Sesame Street s.oo Flashez 5.30 Last of the Wild 5a50 Points North 6.0o Bellbird 6.25 Regional News 6.30 News; Weather 7.DD This Day Tonight 7.30 Holiday s.oo Are You Being Served? B.30 News; Weather B.35 Wings 9.25 The Disappearing World lD.15 Sydney Rugby League WEDNESDAY lBTH MAY 7.30 Sesame Street B.30 Music 9.oo Play School 9.25 Music 11.20 Primary Science 11.35 Music 12.30 News 12.40 Horizon-5 12.59 Weather l.oo Music 3.30 Play School 3.55 Sir Prancelot 4.05 Sesame Street 5.DD Flashez 5.30 Last of the Wild 5a50 Points North 6.oo Bellbird 6.25 Regional News 6.30 News; Weather 7.oo This Day Tonight 7.30 Andy Williams Show 7 0 55 News; Weather 8 000 Movie: No Room to Run 9.40 Perspective 10.30 Victorian Football League THURSDAY 19TH MAY 7.30 Sesame Street B.30 Music 9.oo Play School 9.25 Music 12.30 News 12.40 Horizon-5 12.59 Weather l.Oo Music 3.30 Play School 3.55 Sesame Street 4.55 Flashez 5.30 Last of the Wild 5.50 Points North 6.DD Bellbird 6 025 Regional News 9.25 Gardening 9.40 World of Music FRIDAY 20TH MAY 7 0 30 Sesame Street s.30 Music 9.oo Play School 9.30 Music 9.50 History 10.10 Music 12.30 News 12.ZIO Horizon-5 12.59 Weather l.DD Music 3.30 Play School 4.DD Magic Roundabout 4.05 Sesame Street s.oo Flashez 5.35 Lorne Greene's Last of the Wild 5.55 Dad's Army 6.25 Regional News 6.30 News; Weather 7.oo This Day Tonight 7.30 Pot Black s.oo The Two Ronnies B.45 News; Weather B.50 It Ain't Half Hot, Mum 9.20 Friday Forum 9.50 Soccer Tennant Creek HOTEL WHERE THE FOOD & BEER IS THE BEST IN TOWN DANCING EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT 8.0p.m. to i l.30p.m. Please note "Green View Nursery" will be closed for holidays until 25th of May, 1977 lll~~~~Cen~ welcome here J;f/;:? 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