Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Former Alice youth advocate gets Oz Day honour

 

The 2020 Australia’s Local Hero award was presented to youth advocate Bernie Shakeshaft of Armidale, NSW, a former resident of Alice Springs. The documentary "Backtrack Boys" explores his achievements and was reviewed in theAlice Springs News.

 

UPDATE 10.30am: The the 2020 Centralian Awards.

Backtrack Boys: lessons in hope and perseverance

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Everyone who wants to make a contribution to thinking about and working with troubled young people in our town should make the effort to see the film Backtrack Boys. One reason is that it will leave you hopeful. Another is that it will persuade you that ‘fixes’ are not quick. KIERAN FINNANE reviews.

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