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.
The first thing you notice on entering the studio-come-workshop is the wall display of shoemaker lasts. These are among the tools of trade for the first bespoke shoemaker in Alice Springs in 50 years, James B. Young, who with his partner, designer Elliat Rich, will launch their Elbowrkshp next week. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
A man convicted last week for the reckless manslaughter of his wife had three previous convictions for assault against her and another for assault against his father. A Domestic Violence Order was in place to protect his wife from him but this didn’t stop Sebastian Kunoth from brutally attacking her at Abbott’s Camp on Christmas Day 2012, including by bringing down on her head a broken piece of concrete.