The sad thing about the AFL(NT) Premier League is that so many of the home and away games are very one sided affairs. Close games seem to be few and far between, with this discouraging wider spectator interest.


The successive waves of cruise ships destined to dock in Darwin over coming weeks pose a catch 22 situation. While tourists will boost our economy, there could be a chance that among the temporary arrivals are people hosting the Coronavirus. Sharing that with Darwinians would be spine tingling.

Our Chief Minister’s visionary statement is fine. However it is time for reality to start realising some of those social and economic outcomes for which we long but which always seem out of reach and unattainable.

Alf Leonardo’s support for and advice to the Darwin Turf Club on the ways and means of applying for funds in an appealing manner is not unlike the workings of insider trading.

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