Will voters rely on the often rabid social media in the August elections? Is the police adequately informing the public on law-and-order issues? Alice Springs News photo of a police arrest in the Yeperenye Shopping Centre. JULIUS DENNIS reports.
Police were dealing with a large group of intoxicated people in Alice Springs overnight at the Hidden Valley Town Camp (at left) who surrounded and threatened police, and damaged a police vehicle by throwing rocks. Commander Bradley Currie (pictured) says "some of our most vulnerable" to COVID-19 infection were involved.