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Barkly Shire Council Newsletter

Details:

Title

Barkly Shire Council Newsletter

Creator

Barkly Shire Council

Collection

Barkly Shire Council newsletter; Barkly Regional Council newsletter; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

1/05/2009

Description

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Notes

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

Language

English

Subject

Barkly (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Barkly Tablelands (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Barkly Shire Council

Place of publication

Tennant Creek

Volume

Issue no 6, May 2009

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Barkly Shire Council

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/213166

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715463

Page content

The days of the Alpurrurpulam mob having to travel to Mt.Isa or Alice Springs to shop for second hand goods are over with the opening of an op shop. Run by Job Futures as a retail training centre. It is supported by Barkly Shire, NT Housing, IST, DEEWR, Isa Skills and Warte Alparetye Store. Bruce & Veronica (pictured) will run the shop utilizing the front of an old house, while IST rebuild the back as part of a training program. Eventually the house will go back to the community to ease the demand for hous ing in an ever growing community. The skills and knowledge from a recent First Aid course delivered by Des Thornton at Ampi latwatja has helped a remote indigenous student save the lives of victims in a vehicle roll over. The student was the first person to arrive at the scene and administered First Aid to the patients A L P U R R U R P U L A M O P E N S O P S H O P F I R S T A I D S K I L L S P U T T O U S E I N A M P I L A T W A T J A C A R I N G F O R C O U N T R Y ? ? ? ? tourists, but attitudes have changed, evidenced by the trail of empty beer cans and rubbish strewn throughout the length of the Nature Walk and in other areas around the town and Lon greach Waterhole. Come on you people in El liot, your have done it before and you can do it again. Make sure Elliott is in the running for the next Tidy Town Award. Elliott has a proud history of being the recipient of nu merous Tidy Town Awards over the last 20 years. When looking at the photograph (right), one wonders where this pride has gone, said Cr. Bob Bagnall, at the Local Board Meeting held in Elliott on 6th May 2009. The residents of Elliott have been justifiably proud in the way in which Elliott has been portrayed to visitors and Good things are not done in a hurry Page 3 B A R K L Y S H I R E U P D A T E Caption describing picture or graphic.


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