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Alice Springs Town Council 2003/2004 Annual Report



Alice Springs Town Council 2003/2004 Annual Report

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Annual report 2003/2004; Alice Springs Town Council annual report


Alice Springs Town Council


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




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Alice Springs Town Council

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Alice Springs


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Alice Springs Town Council 2004/2005 Annual Report Page 16 Government and stretches from Tuncks Road to Undoolya Road. The construction of the paths are nearing completion with the final stages due to commence shortly. This work could not have been possible without the cooperation and involvement by Lhere Artepe Aboriginal Corporation and Aboriginal Area Protection Authority (AAPA) who have helped with clearance for use of the River bank. The end result will be a walking/cycling track on both sides of Todd River from Stephens Road to Schwarz Cres and a new path on the Western side of the river all the way to the Telegraph Station. The existing New Barrett drive section is well used and appreciated by locals and tourists walking to the CBD from the casino area. Riverside Cycle/Walking Path Council has continued its commitment to develop and maintain cycle and walking tracks for the community of Alice Springs. The new pedestrian/cycle path along the Todd River Banks was funded by the NT Christmas Carnival Council, in conjunction with the Alice Plaza and the Todd Mall Traders, successfully staged the 2nd annual Christmas Carnival in Todd Mall. In addition to late night trading and live entertainment there were over 40 market stalls selling arts, crafts, woodwork, plants, jewellery and food and drink. Free to ride Christmas Train for kids under the sails and appearances by Booka, Hector and Yamba. A live stage featured a great line-up of impressive local talent performing throughout the evening including: the Desert Rose Dancers, Tim & Mat Rickards, Tashka Urban, Laura White and Gareth Evans to name a few. Santas little Helpers gave the kids a free ride on the Christmas Train Co m m un it y Two high profile footballers attended the event, Richmond Football players Brett Deliedo & Darren Gasper to share their experiences with visitors to Sportsfest and sign autographs before attending a team training session. The most popular activities were the Police speed gun at the Junior Athletics display and the activities path with well over 300 people taking part. Visitors had the chance to try activities including table tennis and Touch football. Prizes included a gold pass to the YMCA for 1 year and a BMX bike donated by the Broken Spoke. A local youngster clocks up time with a police gun