Pleas for upgrading government-owned facilities to prevent absconding fell on deaf ears, says manager of the rehabilitation facility 90 kms east of Alice Springs. In the absence of a safe compound, vehicles are tethered to buildings to prevent theft. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Bushmob CEO Will Macgregor tells Territory Families chief Ken Davies (at left) that the organisation is pulling the pin on Loves Creek because of a litany of neglect and incompetence of the department, and how these problems are linked with alleged offences last week at the Ross River Resort (at right) by five absconders. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Territory Families department failed to come good with promises to fix up the phone communication system, lighting, security cameras, basic fencing and access to adequate water and power supply, says CEO Will MacGregor. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.