12 February 1999
Correspondence from Directors of Hardy Aviation, John and Marie Hardy of Hardy Aviation following the retirement of Shane Stone as Chief Minister of Australia's Northern Territory. Extensive mail, fax and telephone messages were received from the Asia Pacific region, throughout the Territory and from Australia wide, hence, a small selection of the correspondence has been included in the archives. Extract:''Your presence at the helm will be missed by many as I and plenty of others thought you were doing a great job in steering the Territory in the right direction. Congratulations on your achievements and for your dedication to the responsibility you so ably met''. John Hardy AO subsequently served as the Administrator of the Northern Territory 2014 to 2017. Shane Stone responded April 30 including support for Denis Burke.