In My Blood It Runs is propaganda, not a documentary, but a it has a strong message nonetheless: Families must find the solutions because politicians, bureaucrats and NGOs surely won't, says Elder and collaborator in the movie, William Tilmouth. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Moving children to a safe place, engagement with parents and families, referral them to Territory Families via identified referral systems or direct engagement with Territory Families, says Assistant Commissioner Narelle Beer. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Stone throwing triggers new debate about law and order, but it's a same-same debate, with parental responsibility still not getting much of a mention, nor is the view of serious commentators that not police but society much reduce crime. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. At left: NT Police Association president Paul McCue.
Braitling MLA Dale Wakefield and Chief Minister Michael Gunner have just released their Back on Track: Cutting Youth Crime plan, including significant initiatives such as boot camps, construction industry training by private companies, and new powers for the police. Their media release is published here in full, and we invite our readers to comment.
The group called This Way, aiming to set up a 24/7 youth centre, is promoting the concept, and gauging public views, talking to the community "from the Prime Minister down," says member Steve Brown (at right). However, a suitable location is still elusive.