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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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