Councillors quiz Minister about troubled youths, an issue the NT Government will begin to tackle without waiting for recommendations from the Royal Commission. PHOTO: Minister Dale Wakefield with Lutheran pastor Ken Schultz who opened last night's council meeting with a prayer. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
He acknowledged his criminal history, which he is “definitely not proud of” and described his former habit of of spitting at officers as “disgusting”, before going on to detail many incidents of abuse. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
He was reported to be afraid of giving evidence from gaol, in the presence of guards, but he will be brought to the Darwin Supreme Court, says the Royal Commission. Pictured: Human Rights rally in support of Mr Voller and his family in Alice Springs yesterday. If you had been a guard of Mr Voller, what would you have done? we ask a spokesperson.
The Chief Minister went to the opening of a fish farm "expansion" as young advisors were set to report to him in Parliament on their year's work as his advisors. PHOTO: The members of the Chief Minister's Round Table of Young Territorians. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Multi million dollar commission listens to Queensland consultant Keith Hamburger (pictured) for two days, is told his model for NT prison Aboriginal-controlled reform is based on scant local feedback. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
A long-term loan and a generous donation have brought two key works into the Araluen collections, from which three new shows grace the galleries for the summer. A surprise performance marked their opening. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Tasmania had three times the increase of visitors from key markets, figures released today by Federal Tourism Minister Steven Ciobo show. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE: A social media comment from a grey nomad.