I have never declared myself an Indigenous politician; I am not an Indigenous Chief Minister.
I worked from 12 to 17, six years in a bakery. I was a pastry cook.
If you’ve got kids who aren’t being looked after by their parents, there’s only so many times you can try and intervene to get that right.
If someone comes to me, any community in the Northern Territory, with a viable economic future, and says, ‘We want to be part of a bold new approach,’ I’ll put them down as a major project, and I’ll do everything I can to help them out.
People want development. Not everyone knows what it means. Same as jobs. Not everyone knows what a job is, but people want jobs.