Adam Giles Quotes

  • People want development. Not everyone knows what it means. Same as jobs. Not everyone knows what a job is, but people want jobs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.