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  Denis Burke - Definition, explanation
Burke was born in Queensland, and entered the army as a national serviceman in 1969.
Burke's term as Chief Minister is probably most remembered for his vehement defence of the territory's mandatory sentencing policy, which required a minimum of 90 days imprisonment after someone had been convicted three times, regardless of how minor the offence.
Burke nominated for the vacancy, and was unanimously re-elected as leader on February 7, 2005.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/d/de/denis_burke.php   (1208 words)

  Denis Burke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burke was born in Queensland, and entered the army as a national serviceman in 1969.
The final straw came when Burke refused to allow a conscience vote on the issue of lowering the age of consent for gay males; Carney crossed the floor to vote with the ALP and shifted her support to Mills, and was soon followed by newcomer Fay Miller.
Burke nominated for the vacancy, and was unanimously re-elected as leader on February 7, 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Denis_Burke   (1236 words)

 PM - Little to change: Burke
Denis Burke spoke to Camille Funnell in Sydney late today.
DENIS BURKE: Well it will make a difference because a 17 year old under our mandatory sentencing provisions will experience detention on their second conviction on a court if they're judged unsuitable for a diversionary programme or fail that programme.
DENIS BURKE: Yes, because we discussed putting in place additional diversionary programmes, putting place an Aboriginal Interpreter Service, and the fact that it would take about $5 million additional to put that in place properly, and the Prime Minister agreed to that.
www.abc.net.au /pm/stories/s117526.htm   (701 words)

 East Timor pipeline on hold
The United Nations chief negotiator is denying he's to blame for the early collapse and he's been quick to point the finger at Australia for the breakdown in negotiations.
The United Nations chief negotiator is denying he's to blame for the early collapse, and has been quick to point the finger at Australia for the breakdown in negotiations.
DENIS BURKE: Well I've known since July the 5th, the day of the signing, the day that Peter Galbraith reinterpreted the agreement, that the producers themselves had a lot of difficulty in trying to understand what exactly was meant.
www.etan.org /et2001c/august/01-4/02etpipe.htm   (1086 words)

 Hoganstand.com - GAA Football & Hurling
Denis, who joined the staff of CIE in 1961 was soon to become the "face of Bus Eireann in Cork" in his role of sales executive.
Denis, who won a minor football medal, devoted his life to the modernisation of Bandon GAA club, the building of the pavilion and doing the public address on the "big match" days.
Andy Burke said it would be impossible to individually thank the thousands who had come from far and wide to sympathise with the family and support them in their grief, but he had special thanks for the members of Bandon GAA Club for their hospitality in catering for the visitors at the pavilion.
www.hoganstand.com /Cork/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=38640   (619 words)

 Burke,Kenneth Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Burke asks "What is involved when we say what people are doing and why they are doing it?" as he considers motive in metaphysical structures, in legal judgements, poetry and fiction, news, gossip, and much more.
Burke depicts the critic's job as one of interpreting human symbolism wherever he finds it, with the aim of illuminating human motivation.
Kenneth Burke's innovative use of dramatism and dialectical method have made him a powerful critical force in an extraordinary variety of disciplines--education, philosophy, history, psychology, religion, and others.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Burke,Kenneth   (511 words)

 PM - Denis Burke back as CLP leader
DENIS BURKE: I was particularly pleased with the warmth and enthusiasm that the decision was not only made in, but the warmth with which my parliamentary colleagues embraced and supported me as the Opposition leader for the future.
ANNE BARKER: Denis Burke's re-election as leader is a sign of the CLP's disarray since it lost government to Labor in 2001, after an unbroken 26 years of rule.
DENIS BURKE: It'll be a government going to an early election that's achieved zero for Territorians.
www.abc.net.au /pm/content/2005/s1297826.htm   (619 words)

The contempt action followed a press conference Mr Burke gave on June 7 at which he described a challenge by NAALAS to the appointment of Hugh Bradley as the territory's chief magistrate as a waste of taxpayers' money.
NAALAS had argued Mr Burke's attack was intended to prevent the service proceeding with the case and dissuade witnesses from coming forward.
But he warned: "Mr Burke would be prudent to proceed on the basis that, if he were to repeat his contempt, the court would be likely to impose a very significant penalty; quite possibly a term of imprisonment."
www.country-liberal-party.com /pages/Embarrassment.a.htm   (401 words)

 AEGiS-Reuters: Australia Calls for HIV Screening of UN Workers
Burke said if the UN did not begin screening its workers to prevent the spread of HIV in East Timor and Australia, the Australian government should consider restricting the visa that allows UN staff to visit the city of Darwin.
Burke said his territory's government had confirmed the United Nations was not testing its personnel in East Timor for HIV, but that 10 cases had been diagnosed by the Royal Darwin Hospital.
Burke quoted an Australian doctor who had worked at a clinic in the East Timor capital of Dili as saying he knew of "almost a dozen" Australian expatriates who had been diagnosed with HIV.
www.aegis.com /news/re/2001/RE010689.html   (732 words)

 Denis Burke, NT Chief Minister
The Chief Minister, Denis Burke, who is also Attorney-General, accused the Territory justice system of being corrupt, later explaining that he meant it had become corrupted in favour of offenders.
BURKE: Well that was the reason we brought in mandatory sentencing and we hold very firmly to that, and...
BURKE: But, well the judges and many lawyers will never agree but what is very clear and I think we should all agree on that and that is the separation of powers should be that the parliament writes the laws.
sunday.ninemsn.com.au /sunday/political_transcripts/article_492.asp?s=1   (1787 words)

 Asia - The Northern Territory's lost frontier? New Chief Minister Clare Martin promises to refocus on Asia. Business ...
Burke says it was his government, and the work of previous governments (and for many analysts, Shane Stone's Government), which had paved the way for Martin's early successes.
Burke says a lot of work had been done over the past 20 years, particularly in Indonesia, and it was now up to the new Government to pick up the challenge.
Burke agrees that efforts have suffered as a result of the Asian economic crisis, despite a great deal of energy being put into developing growth areas such as Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BJT/is_1_10/ai_83759256   (915 words)

 Marc Denis (1996-present)
Denis is a very confident goalie who plays a safe game.
"Denis is the cornerstone of the new franchise.
Denis will begin to push veteran Ron Tugnutt for playing time this season and could emerge as the No. 1 man as early as the end of the coming season.
hockeygoalies.org /bio/denis.html   (4230 words)

 Kevin Burke, 1LT, Army, Anita IA, 20Nov68 38W014 - The Virtual Wall®
Kevin Gail Burke is one of the larger family descended from Conrad, William Francis, and Peter W. Mailander, three brothers who came to America from the town of Neunkirchen, Siegkreis, Prussia, in 1849.
First Lieutenant Burke distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous actions on 20 November 1968 as a platoon leader on a combat sweep operation near the village of Tan My in Quang Tin Province.
First Lieutenant Burke's extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty, at the cost of his life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
www.virtualwall.org /db/BurkeKG01a.htm   (689 words)

 Dave Burke — Dominic Burke : ZoomInfo Business People Information
With respect to DSMB, David W. Burke, Hans C. Mautner and John E. Zuccotti are nominated to be elected as Class III Directors to serve for a...
Burke is a 2001 graduate of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Desmond Burke- This obituary is an update and correction of one that ran in the Sept. 30 issue of Connections:...
www.zoominfo.com /people/level2page5366.aspx   (1523 words)

 Amazon.ca: Here & Elsewhere: The Collected Fiction of Kenneth Burke: Books: Kenneth Burke,Denis Donoghue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This collection brings together the major fictional works of poet, critic and literary theorist Burke (1897–1993), one of the most unusual and adventurous American writers to explore mid-century modernist concepts and prose styles.
The book presents Burke's dreamy, ethereal novel, Toward a Better Life (1932 and later revisions), as well as 20 stories that showcase his wild imagination, which can be as frustratingly inaccessible as it is brilliantly luminous, often within the span of a few paragraphs.
Burke's sentences offer surprises that make this minor period work a worthwhile read, but don't expect it all to hang together.
www.amazon.ca /Here-Elsewhere-Collected-Fiction-Kenneth/dp/1574232029   (231 words)

 TSN.ca - Print Story - Canada's Sports Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Burke cleared waivers Tuesday and was assigned to the AHL's Springfield Falcons as the 2004 Stanley Cup champions opted to go with two new goaltenders - Marc Denis and Johan Holmqvist.
Burke has agreed to play in the AHL rather than retire and will likely be the first goalie recalled if there is an injury.
Burke was 14-10-4 with a 2.80 average and.895 save percentage.
www.tsn.ca /tools/print_story.asp?id=178897   (640 words)

 Site Credits - Burke Museum
Support for this Web site project, particularly the building of public access to the collections databases, was provided by a 2003 Learning Opportunities Grant of the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), an independent federal agency that supports the nation's museums and libraries.
Numerous people contributed their time and expertise to this project, and we thank them all, especially the staff of the Burke Museum.
©2007 Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
www.washington.edu /burkemuseum/credits.php   (117 words)

 Generations - Person Page 3
Her death notice in the Chicago Daily News was as follows: Duffy, Mary, nee Clark, wife of Denis, mother of Charles, Michael, Patrick, and Denis, native of Islandeady, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
The estimated date of marriage for Denis Duffy and Mary Clark is in 1863.
Charles David Duffy was the son of Denis Duffy and Mary Clark.
members.cox.net /irish.roots/p3.htm   (2015 words)

 NHL - National Hockey League - Phoenix vs. Columbus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Marc Denis made 23 saves and Mike Sillinger and Sean Pronger got the goals during a 5:09 span in the first period as the Blue Jackets blanked the Coyotes, 2-0, to extend their unbeaten streak to three games.
Denis stopped nine shots in the third period to secure his second shutout of the season and the sixth of his career.
It kind of gave us a chance to get the lead and not look back." "(Denis) looks big, and that means his angles are good, his positioning is good," Blues Jackets coach Dave King added.
www.usatoday.com /sports/scores103/103004/20030104NHL--COLUMBUS--0.htm   (838 words)

 AM - Denis Burke dumped as CLP leader
ANNE BARKER: Like it or not Denis Burke will always be remembered as the man who led the Northern Territory Country Liberal Party to its first defeat.
But in Mr Burke's mind it wasn't local politics at all that brought his demise, but the damage caused by another so-called friend — Defence Force chief Peter Cosgrove — who labelled Mr burke a goose last week for apparently condoning marijuana use in the army.
DENIS BURKE: There's no doubt in my mind that the lies that were put about, the comments of General Cosgrove, not withstanding they were retracted entirely by him, those lies and the media comment associated with them were a major factor in what happened, but that's politics.
www.abc.net.au /am/content/2003/s989860.htm   (639 words)

 Alice Springs News, June 3, 1998
Mr Burke admitted that he didn't know until late last year about a scathing 120 page study written in 1995, exposing many of the problems which are the subject of the current report, which suggests that nothing or not enough had been done to fix these shortcomings.
When Denis was first diagnosed he set about finding a home for his chooks, his dog and the camels: "I got a home for the two younger camels but, at that time, I couldn't find anywhere for the three older camels, all over 21.
The happy news from Denis is that Huchang, Saleh and Praline are back in town, in the care of Jane and reunited with the youngest camels, Schnitzel and Solomon, who once formed his unique outback troupe.
www.alicespringsnews.com.au /0518.html   (4945 words)

 7.30 Report - 10/4/2000: PM announces mandatory sentencing deal
Mr Howard released details of a deal with the Northern Territory's Chief Minister, Denis Burke, to ease the impact of the much criticised mandatory sentencing laws.
TIM LESTER: John Howard and Denis Burke couldn't agree on abolishing mandatory sentencing, but have agreed to lift the adult age from 17 to 18 and to use $5 million a year in Commonwealth money on diversionary programs.
DENIS BURKE, NT CHIEF MINISTER: There's no change at all to the legislation, so no-one can make the allegation that we've caved in.
www.abc.net.au /7.30/stories/s117532.htm   (1075 words)

 Northern Territory Election 2005
The CLP lost the 2001 election and Denis Burke became the Opposition leader for two years.
The party was led by Terry Mills in 2004 however in February 2005 it again turned to Burke for leadership.
Denis Burke lost his seat of Brennan to ALP challenger James Burke.
www.aph.gov.au /LIBRARY/pubs/rn/2005-06/06rn07.htm   (1565 words)

 Captains Prize 2003
The Club Captain Denis O'Sullivan with his wife Kathleen and daughters at the Club's Christmas Party on Saturday last the 27th November.
Brendan Kenny presenting Denis Burke with his hamper for coming 2nd in the Club's Christmas raffle.
L to R: Denis Burke, Ray Morrissey, Declan Heafey and Denis O'Sullivan (Club Captain 2004).
slievenamongolfclub.com /pages/ClubsChristmasParty2005.html   (328 words)

The inadequacy of Mr Burke’s apology for the damage done to the NT Courts by his anti-social behaviour is demonstrated by its swift and cynical negation by the NT News.
He expressed dismay over reaction to his excuse of why so many Aboriginal people, for whom English is a second language, have to face the courts or go to hospital without being able to understand what is happening.
Burke's answer to the unemployment problem in remote Australia is not to provide meaningful jobs where people live.
www.country-liberal-party.com /pages/incarc_p3.htm   (428 words)

 Alice Springs News, July 9, 2003
Mr Burke was careful to sidestep questions about his support or otherwise in the branch - by far the biggest in the Territory, with responsibility for five of the 25 electorates, and the voting power to match.
Mr Burke says the members of the restive branch "are expressing a sentiment that they are not happy with the Labor Government and they are expressing a frustration that the CLP are not doing enough to win back government".
Mr Burke was keen to see the mending of fences in The Centre as a work in progress, although Darwin based CLP president Len Notaris that morning had already declared the it was Mr Burke who would be leading the party to the next election.
www.alicespringsnews.com.au /1023.html   (5162 words)

 NT makes it perfectly Clare - National - theage.com.au
In one of many shocks for the CLP, its leader, Denis Burke, lost his Darwin seat of Brennan, which he had held with a margin of 19 per cent.
Mr Burke said it was clear that Labor had won the strong support and confidence of territorians after four years in office.
A promise by Mr Burke, a former army commander, to build a 3000-kilometre power line to connect the Top End to the national power grid failed to excite voters, instead attracting wide criticism.
www.theage.com.au /news/National/NT-makes-it-perfectly-Clare/2005/06/18/1119034106914.html   (697 words)

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