Will the 24/7 Youth Club get a look-in by Congress which wants to use the Memo Club for "non clinical programs" instead of kids at risk? Meanwhile, the regulator of Congress want to examine its books. Keep your calculator app handy in case you head starts to spin over tens of millions of dollars at the meeting on Thursday, in the Andy McNeill room, at 5.30pm. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The fact that the police have abandoned full lockdown of bottle shops is a key cause of potentially preventable alcohol related violence, writes Donna Ah Chee (pictured) of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.
UPDATE Friday 1:15pm: Police Association demands Ms Ah Chee withdraws "her disgusting and offensive comments".
A group of men have formed the Blokes on Track Aboriginal Corporation to create a Men's Shed – “a grass roots development of men teaching men how to behave and learn to hunt and gather in this modern world through creating employment opportunity.” KIERAN FINNANE reports.
There has been a large and unacceptable increase in harms since the decision was made to remove the police presence from bottle shops, writes Donna Ah Chee, CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.
Government funding: We still depend on what the donors and the recipients tell us, but the Commonwealth says it is gearing up for independent and transparent assessment. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE from the CAAC 2014/15 financial report.
The NT government "has led a concerted and sustained campaign to demonise young people without attempting to properly understand the social determinants causing the problems these young people face," says Donna Ah Chee (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.