"By and large we have got to find the good leaders to work with to make sure that we build the strength in these communities. Simply issuing edicts from Canberra isn't going to solve issues on the APY lands."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Jay Weatherill on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Jay Weatherill on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Jay Weatherill on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Jay Weatherill on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Jay Weatherill on Ernest Hemingway
"You'll be much more successful if you follow your dreams and follow your passions."
"People want the freedom. They want to be able to shop. If you don't like the shop trading hours and you're a shop owner, you don't have to open."
"If we wish our state's growth to continue, then our future will increasingly be with industries that require a highly skilled and technically proficient workforce."
"There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future."
"We are all in this together. We want to have, I suppose, a single point of entry so that anyone coming near a disability service can get a very complete picture. Government needs to understand that picture, and we need to be able to offer somebody a one-stop shop."