Why do police not prosecute parents and carers who fail to provide their children with the necessities of life? ERWIN CHLANDA receives a response from Assistant Police Commissioner Jamie Chalker (pictured).
I have spent the last three days visiting remote schools on the Cape York Peninsula, analysing why they're seeing great results with far less resources than Territory schools. I was absolutely blown away by the high level of engagement in every classroom and have committed to work with Noel Pearson and his Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy, writes Peter Chandler, Northern Territory Minister for Education.
Police are providing increased presence in and around the CBD, with a focus on targeting young people on the streets at night and to crackdown on youth crime, says Assistant Commissioner Jamie Chalker.