The growing complacency of Territorians and visitors coming to the Territory toward advice offered about behaviours that will help protect from Covid 19 transfer, is alarming. It would not be surprising if Covid was already in the community, ready to reveal itself in the not too distant future.
Reconciliation should be considered as a two way process. It should not be about one major cultural group doing all the taking with others doing all the giving.
If the ‘Most Powerful’ list extended to inanimate objects, “Alcohol” would lead the NT in influential stakes. It is number one when it comes to breakins, car theft, domestic violence, sexual assault, cultural destruction, road accidents and the breakdown of behavioural inhibitions. Alcohol’s aftermath is the government’s number one cost item.