Why is ACT the poorer cousin of the NT?

By David Biles
Updated April 18 2018 - 11:02pm, first published July 1 2013 - 3:00am

I had occasion recently to make a quick visit to Darwin to attend the launch of a book about Cyclone Tracy written by a good friend, Dr Ella Stack, who was the first lord mayor of the City of Darwin. The book was launched at a social event hosted by the current lord mayor in a reception room next to the council meeting room. I also took the opportunity to visit family members who are commissioned officers serving in the army at the military barracks.

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