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Youth curfew no longer an option, a necessity: Lambley

 

 

Coronavirus is a threat to the large groups of kids who are still roaming the streets at night, writes Robyn Lambley, Deputy Opposition Leader.

Film short on answers for trouble in the streets

 

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.

Kids & cops: All roads lead to Wakefield

 

 

Assistant Commissioner Narelle Beer explains initial interventions by the police are usually diverted to Territory Families and its Minister, Dale Wakefield (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Street kids: What cops can do

 

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.

Policing is still just a numbers game

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.

Wakefield, Gunner release comprehensive youth crime plan

 

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.

Police want parents to stop youth crime

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Know where your kids are, say police, as youth disturbances and antisocial behaviour in the CBD are on the increase.

 

UPDATE 1pm: "We have continually called for parents and carers to take responsibility," says Opposition Leader.

24/7 youth centre push continues but no location yet

2570 24:7 centre crowd SMp1913brownsteveThe 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.

Minister: 'Trauma informed' training across youth sector

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Dale Wakefield creates "shared practice framework" for public servants, NGOs and providers dealing with delinquent or endangered children. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Alice may follow Wadeye's lead on street kids

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Kids safe and happy in "gated facility" in Wadeye. Would it work to keep our street kids in check? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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