Monday, June 21, 2021

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Hail damage $3.5m to $4m, two schools closed

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Wet carpets means students have to move, and emergency services personnel are taking stock of damage mostly done by drains that should have been cleared. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photos by DAVE BATTY.

UPDATE 2pm: Response by the TIO insurance company.

 

Protecting, controlling kids in trouble: Robyn Lambley's long and lonely road

 

 

A youth curfew during periods of period of "high social unrest," grappling with how to make parents pay for the damage done by their kids, an institution for young people out of control or with special needs, the government paying up to half a million dollars a year for some children in residential care services, massive cuts in Federal funding for child welfare and protection – these are some of the waypoints on the long and lonely road of the Minister for Children and Families, Robyn Lambley (pictured with constituents, photo supplied by her office). She spoke with editor ERWIN CHLANDA.

LETTER: Should we dam the Todd?

 

 

Something has to be done about flood mitigation. Burying your head in the sand will not make it go away. We live in a climate of extremes and some of our older residents will remember the terrible Easter flood in 1988 with massive property damage, writes Ted Skahill, of Alice Springs. Pictured is Junction Waterhole, the site proposed for a dam.

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