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Quietly lending an ear, or saving a life

 

 

It's all in a days work for the chaplains in town. Canon BRIAN JEFFRIES writes about people in Alice Springs who perform great deeds without fanfare. PHOTO: Induction last year of Rev’d Rob Weekes as the new Police Fire and Emergency Services chaplain (Southern Command). L to R: Commander Brad Currie, Rev’d Rob Weekes, Assistant Commissioner Michael White.

Booze arrests but no 'significant incidents' at the Finke

2643 Commander Bradley Currie SM

 

 

Police were dealing with alcohol offences but "despite the crowd number being in the thousands, police were not called to respond to any significant incidents," writes Commander Bradley Currie (pictured).

Grog stats: No independent review

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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.

Series of police pursuits overnight

Police are looking for a maroon coloured Toyota 4Runner with NT registration CC 38 ZE.

Society stops crime, not the police

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"Police cannot prevent the vast majority of crime; they simply respond to it. If we halved the number of police, crime would increase a little but not exponentially. Most crime is prevented by good economic and social justice policies, higher employment rates, good family solidarity, high rates of educational opportunities, and welfare assistance," according to Professor Rick Sarre (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Budget repair: Check out the cost of this load of rubbish

2629 found rubbish 10 OK

 

 

Nine weeks and six days after a report to the police of the illegal dumping of a trailer load of rubbish on the road into the West MacDonells National Park, the lifeblood of our tourism industry, it appears nothing constructive has been done by the NT bureaucracy. By ERWIN CHLANDA.

Police drop MLA's trespassing charge

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"It is embarrassing for any citizen to be removed from a public event by the police. Understandably I will be seeking an apology from the Member for Katherine, Sandra Nelson, for her actions," writes Bruce Francais (pictured), of Katherine.

Drug dog sniffs out grog runners

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Half a tonne of booze destroyed should bring relief from domestic violence, say police.

10 kids loose in a car: Big fine

Police also arrested and charged a woman alleging she was drunk and drove an unregistered car without a license.

No cops, no clinics

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The withdrawal of police from bush communities is leading to the closure of health clinics because they cannot comply with occupational health and safety laws, says AMSANT. Remote Haasts Bluff is one of the areas affected (Google Earth photo).

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