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#OTD in 1920 – Court-martial of Terence MacSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork for possession of seditious articles and documents.

'One armed man cannot resist a multitude, nor one army conquer countless legions; but not all the armies of all the empires of earth can crush the spirit of one true man. 379 more words

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Why A Second Term?

People have asked me why I want to do a second term as Lord Mayor.  The answer is simple, I love this community and I believe there is so much more to do. 643 more words

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Connecting with the Community and the Fine Art of the #selfie

I admit it, I love taking selfies.

As a word “selfie” has a very interesting and short history.  Check out Dr Karl’s version.

Why Selfie? 224 more words

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A Bright Future

It’s time to talk about our future. As you know, Darwin is Australia’s northern most Capital City. We sit on the edge of Asia and have a long history of successful engagement with our northern neighbours. 468 more words

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Platforms Past

In 2012 prior to being elected as the City of Darwin’s 9th Lord Mayor I talked about five items.

1) City parking
2) Tourism as an industry… 556 more words

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Cultural Centres that Work

Reading Larrakia Development CEO Nigel Browne’s blog on the proposed Larrakia Community and Cultural Centre, took me back to a place I visited in Anchorage, Alaska. 188 more words

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Alcohol abuse – a major issue for our community

During campaigning in 2012 I said we should not have to suffer humbugging in our parks.  At the time I was channelling the community frustration I was hearing. 879 more words

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