Territory Stories

Braitling Bugle

Details:

Title

Braitling Bugle

Other title

Newsletter for Member of Braitling

Creator

Joshua Burgoyne MLA, Member for Braitling

Collection

Newsletter for Member for Braitling; Braitling Bugle; E-Journals; PublicationsNT; PublicationNT; Braitling Bugle

Date

2021-12-01

Location

Alice Springs; Alice Springs

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Politicians; Politics, Practical; Braitling (N.T.); Joshua Burgoyne MLA; Periodicals

Publisher name

Joshua Burgoyne, MLA

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Series

Braitling Bugle

Volume

Newsletter, December 2021

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/851914

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/851915

Page content

Tenancy G4, Centrepoint Building, corner Gregory Tce & Hartley St, Alice Springs, NT 0870 PO Box 178, Alice Springs, NT 0871 8951 5463 electorate.braitling@nt.gov.au JoshuaBurgoyneMLA joshuaburgoynent Parliament sat in October and there were a few Bills introduced and three were passed. The Electricity Reform Legislation Amendment Bill 2021, the Liquor Amendment Bill 2021 and the Environment Legislation Bill 2021. I spoke to the Electricity Amendment Bill which gives the Minister much more power over codes which govern how electricity is distributed in the Northern Territory. After our system black out in 2019 I raised issues around the rolling reserve in Alice Springs and the fact that we run two power stations to ensure grid stability. This in many cases is wasteful and means much more gas is burned during winter our peak loads are very low. I am interested to see how these Legislated changes will affect our system and hopefully will mean we can reduce our emissions overall moving forward. The ever changing COVID-19 situation is always evolving and I recommend everyone to stay up to date with information by visiting the government website:www.coronavirus.nt.gov.au I encourage everyone to roll up their sleeves and to get their COVID-19 vaccination to protect their family and their community. If you are intending to travel interstate this Christmas, please make sure you stay across lockdown and lockout information. Northern Territory residents will be able to return if they have been in a declared hotspot but will be subject to mandatory supervised quarantine and testing. Please dont forget to check in at any business you visit with The Territory Check In App (or the business manual register.) NT Parliament Update Shadow Minister for Agribusiness and Aquaculture One of the new roles I have taken on is Shadow Minister for Agribusiness and Aquaculture. It is an honour to be able to get out and speak with people involved in these industries and recently I travelled out to Batchelor to meet with Pete and Fiona from Eva Valley Meats. This business run a small operation with around 450 head of cattle and have an onsite abattoir. They butcher their own meat and sell to local produce markets around Darwin as well as people right around the Northern Territory including Alice Springs. I also spoke with Matt Brann from the NT Country Hour to speak about my history in the industry and thoughts about the challenges facing rural producers. Roads and transport continue to be a major cost concern for local producers trying to get their products to markets and is a situation I will be watching closely. BEEFUP Forum in Alice Springs I was so pleased to be able to attend the BEEFUP event in Alice Springs in early November. Thank you to Nicole Hayes who was part of the 100th ASPIAC meeting held in Alice Springs. It was a great event and it was good to be able to catch up after all the rain. It was such a pity that the Daly Waters event had to be cancelled as I was really looking forward to meeting everyone there and getting involved in the fi eld day. Shadow Minister Portfolios Covid-19 Status Update tr co pr pr si BE I ea me to to ge Pa an Am th Am co No is we ca wi th me


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.

We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
By continuing to use this site without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies.