Chief Minister quits and memorialises himself?

Gungahlin Al 3 December 2009 8

Community park to honour former Chief Minister – Jon Stanhope, MLA

That’s a headline guaranteed to catch your eye when browsing through the RSS feeds from the ACT Government!

But before people go getting all wound up, it was just a quirk of the way they format their media release posts.

Seems Mr Stanhope was actually renaming a park to celebrate the former (and second – 1989-1991) ACT Chief Minister and Member for Brindabella Trevor Kaine.

The Trevor Kaine Community Park is located at the intersection of Lundie and Helpmann Streets in Bonython West.


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Gungahlin Al Gungahlin Al 9:32 pm 03 Dec 09

The headline above (in the post – not the thread title) is exactly how it comes up in Google Reader. Sure got my attention! It was too good to let pass…!

54-11 54-11 8:14 pm 03 Dec 09

R. Slicker, look out for the Al Grassby park. There’ll be a corner set aside for growing dope.

Ryan Ryan 6:55 pm 03 Dec 09

S4anta said :

All Bonythonites should go have a beer at the ‘Trev right now.

As an ex-Bonythonite, trust me – they already do.

And at the picnic tables on Don Dunstan Drive
And in the school carpark
And in the carpark at the shops
And in the underpasses..

housebound housebound 6:06 pm 03 Dec 09

Good one Al.

R. Slicker R. Slicker 4:25 pm 03 Dec 09

Boy! Trevor Kaine Park near Helpmann St and Don Dunstan Drive. Who would have thought it. If only they could establish a Fred Nile Park or Jim Wallace Park there as well it would really make my day!

icantbelieveitsnotbutter icantbelieveitsnotbutter 3:19 pm 03 Dec 09

Well done Al… ensuring your posts get increased readership!

S4anta S4anta 2:50 pm 03 Dec 09

All Bonythonites should go have a beer at the ‘Trev right now.

54-11 54-11 2:31 pm 03 Dec 09

Wow! For a minute there I hoped that there was good news about Sonic. But then, we’d get Katie wouldn’t we, so we’d be no further ahead.

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