15 February 1999
Correspondence from the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory Ms Kate Carnell MLA following the retirement of Shane Stone as Chief Minister of Australia's Northern Territory. Extensive mail, fax and telephone messages were received from throughout the Territory and from Australia wide, hence, a small selection of the correspondence has been included in the archives. Extract: ''You can take great pride in your achievements in building a strong economy in the Northern Territory...your hard work as a minister and Chief Minister to develop and consolidate regional links has played a crucial role in strengthening the Territory's economy and the well being of your community''. Shane Stone's response dated 28 April 1999 attached.