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Trying is the first step towards failure

This coming weekend will mark the start of my unnecessary self-assigned challenge. 30 days, 30 bicycle rides, 30 blog entries. Biblical! The term ‘biblical’ is not referring to the enormity of the event, but more because of the Jesus-like levels of self-sacrifice I will be undertaking.   468 more words

I 💚 Darwin

Tourism has been the lifeblood of the Darwin economy. It has been recently referred to as the 3rd economic driver by the Chief Minister in his view of what lies ahead in 2017. 379 more words

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Bombing of Darwin Day

Bombing of Darwin Day on the 19th February commemorates the first bombing raid on Darwin in 1942.  A lot has been written about this day and the days afterwards when the enemy bombed Northern Australia. 395 more words

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Just One Vote

As Lord Mayor, part of my job is making decisions with my fellow elected council members, the Aldermen.

This is a big responsibility and one which I take very seriously. 598 more words

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

I’m what is often referred to as an ABC – Australian Born Chinese. My family has been in Australia for five generations. English is my mother tongue and I’m an Aussie through and through, but first and foremost I’m a Darwin girl. 776 more words

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Senior Australian of the Year 2017

It was such wonderful news last night that our very own Sister Anne Gardiner AM was named the 2017 Senior Australian of the Year.  I am so thrilled that Sister Anne was recognised for her… 276 more words

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Australia Day is an event close to my heart. Before being elected as Lord Mayor, I was the Executive Director for the Australia Day Council NT… 431 more words

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