Some needed hospital treatment, says Araluen MLA Robyn Lambley (at left) who is renewing her call for a curfew. However, she says Families Minister Dale Wakefield (at right) claims the government's youth initiatives are working.
The Independent Member for Araluen, Robyn Lambley (at left) predicts an announcement from Chief Minister Michael Gunner today.
UPDATE 7.10am: The government confirms the car park and announces hospital staff accommodation.
UPDATE 12 noon Wednesday: The Alice Springs News is seeking a reply from the police to a comment from reader "Sam" about the allocation to the police of numerous car parks in Parsons Street. The Town Council has responded to the points raised by the reader.
UPDATE Wednesday 1.10pm: More details of the 70 accommodation units released, including a map of their location (photo).
Claimed decreases in alcohol related assaults are based on government information: The massive size of the published drops suggests that they should be verified by independent reviews. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo:PHOTO: In 1990, the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress purchased a food outlet and an attached takeaway liquor licence, and allowed the licence to lapse immediately, pouring out booze in Gap Road.
Minister Peter Chandler has confirmed there were defects in the emergency department built by Sydney-based Lahey Constructions which has just been awarded a $30m tender for more work at the hospital. PHOTO: A dance by traditional healers (nangkaris) opened the $25m department in June 2013. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.