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Town Crier announced

Posted on 22 Mar, 2011


22 March 2011

immediate release

Town Crier announced


The Alice Springs Town Council would like to announce the appointment of David Mortimer to the prestigious role of the Alice Springs Town Crier.


Mayor Damien Ryan said “We welcome David to the role and look forward to him putting his own character into this unique position.”


David is hoping to bring his own degree of sophistication to the role and is pleased to have the opportunity to promote the town that he loves.


“I see this as a very integral role in helping spread the community spirit and promoting our town, both to visitors and locals alike.” said David Mortimer.


“From the first moment I got off the plane more then 40 years ago, I feel in love withAliceand that’s never changed.”


A long standing local businessman, David has recently retired from a full time role to take on new challenges.   He said “When I saw the job advertised I was intrigued and thought now that sounds like the challenge I’ve been looking for!”    


David has lived inAliceSpringfor 40 years, raising a family and running a small business in town.  He is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Alice Springs and starts in the Town Crier role as of Monday 4 April 2011.




For further information contact:

Damien Ryan (Mayor) M:  0428 825 392

Rex Mooney (CEO) P:            (08) 8950 0500

Claire Ashard (Media & Communications) M: 0408 857 167