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Crime: How are all the dollars spent?

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Police, minister mum on hype about youth crime initiatives as the usually incendiary January unfolds and Facebook vigilantes try to fill in the gaps. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Compromise was needed to save youth crime plan

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Is council divided? “Hopefully now, during this week, the other councillors who originally indicated they would vote against Cr Satour’s motion would gain a better understanding of it,” says Cr Cocking, pictured with Cr Satour on the campaign trail.

Leaders want town council help to fight youth crime

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Aboriginal elders are seeking a new lease of life for a long idle memorandum with the council in the wake of an alleged robbery by a 14-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, and a violent clash outside the Catholic Church. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Floodlights at Anzac Hill to discourage rock throwing.

Most youth crime down to locals, not bush visitors

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And youth crime is not necessarily Alice's biggest worry: "We do have a large percentage of adult crime,” Acting Assistant Commissioner Danny Bacon told the Town Council in his last address to them before leaving Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Youth crime: Consider tailored curfew, says Opposition




Shut-down of Loves Creek, robbery show Government measures aren't working, writes GARY HIGGINS (pictured), Leader of the Opposition.


Cr Melky saves ratepayers $100,000+

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With dogged persistence Councillor Eli Melky has succeeded in getting the Town Council to agree to pay off its Civic Centre loan. However he was less sharply focussed when it came to discussing issues of youth crime and antisocial behaviour. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

'Child One' behind bars: Who could, should have helped?

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The overwhelming majority of comments from Alice Springs News Online readers support the actions of Judge Greg Borchers (pictured) while government authorities are either silent or passing the buck. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


PLEASE NOTE: Highly distressing material is contained in a break-out piece published on a separate page.


Slow gains on exploding youth crime

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Dealing with bail breaches is still a work in progress as ram raids are mounted and kids are playing chicken with cars on the highway. Minister Dale Wakefield speaks with ERWIN CHLANDA. 


All talk no action on ankle bracelets

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Despite urgency motion two months ago, still none have been fitted, writes Deputy Opposition Leader, Lia Finocchiaro.


Youth crime: screams for help




Youth crime: There is no such thing as a bad child. Does a baby who cries because of an unmet need get labelled a bad baby? write Chris Warren and David Pugh from Anglicare NT.


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