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Parents make kids clean up their vandalism

By ERWIN CHLANDA SEE ALSO in our News in Brief. A group of children have been made to clean up their destruction following the unlawful breaking...

War and peace: Supporting soldiers and students

For nearly 25 years, 1941 to 1966, St John’s was a key community centre in Alice Springs supporting the war effort by providing comforts...

Children running riot in cars in the middle of town caught on camera

By ERWIN CHLANDA Police arrested youths after a pursuit in Alice Springs last night. This followed when two cars were filmed by bystanders driving at high...

‘Miserable’ Federal government rejects Bungalow project

By ERWIN CHLANDA Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt has rejected a proposal by the St Francis’ House Project where many stolen generations member from...

Thieves ram cars out of compound

Two children are alleged to have broken into a CBD building, stolen car keys and having embarked on "erratic" joy ride of three vehicles.

Scullion announces bonanza for Menzies




Indigenous Affairs Minister to spend $12m for more research of Indigenous children. Nothing of this will be for changing their lives on the ground. ERWIN CHLANDA comments.


Kids crisis: Town board to keep check on govt. agencies?




Town Councillor, conservative political activist and businessman STEVE BROWN, in a guest comment, calls for a local board to keep an ongoing check on the work of government instrumentalities, and for an overnight place for kids that is "the coolest in town" but that they can leave only if they are picked up by a parent or guardian, or are being bussed to a supervised home.


Shock numbers for kids in 'out of home' care




The Territory leads the nation in statistics of children who are in "out of home care" and Central Australia is significantly ahead within the Territory. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Banning lightning carnival won't work as a quick fix




Rock throwing: The problem lies deeper than once-a-year footy visitors.


Should their parents, carers be prosecuted?



An experienced local youth worker, Matty Day, says there may well be children in Alice Springs who are denied the necessities of life by their parents or carers – a criminal offence. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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