Benefits of expanding the Assembly – Kim Fischer

Benefits of expanding the Assembly

The 2016 Legislative Assembly will be a really positive turning point for the Territory, with its expansion to 25 members and 5 electorates. I am genuinely excited to see the results:

I have to admit I find it baffling and frustrating that nearly 30 years on, people are still hoping for a return to the days of the NCDC when we had no democratic representation on decision-making. The rivers of gold from the Federal Government were going away anyway. At least under self-government we have the ability to vote for people who can represent our hopes and desires for Canberra.

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