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Youth bail laws strengthened

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Today's Youth Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 will strengthen bail laws, expand prescribed offences and give more powers to police through...

‘Escalate’ to a meaningless curfew: Town Council

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council last night voted unanimously to back escalated measures by government to counteract antisocial and criminal behaviour, including a possible...

The partner is not a cop

By JULIUS DENNIS In Logan, just south of Brisbane, an award winning model of youth policing has emerged where youth workers and police officers work...

Juvenile justice: Return to failed programs?

OpEd by KIRSTEN WILSON Crime is a common political battleground – and nowhere more so than the Northern Territory. Four years ago, Labor swept into...

Kids 'jumped, bashed' numerous people: reports.

 

 

Some needed hospital treatment, says Araluen MLA Robyn Lambley (at left) who is renewing her call for a curfew. However, she says Families Minister Dale Wakefield (at right) claims the government's youth initiatives are working.

Youth workers on the streets from 8pm to 3am

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PHOTO: Chris Forbes, co-ordinator of Tangentyere Men's Four Corners Group, talks to the media about their work with the Women's Family Safety Group engaging young people at risk at night in Alice Springs.

Government to spend $67m on youth database

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The NT Government is spending nearly $67m on a "Client Management System Alignment program ... providing a 360 degree view of a child". That is $33,333 per child, using number of children, 2007, whose families received family support casework services in 2026-17. Meanwhile social media posts reflect public frustration. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Believe in yourself: that’s the Trooth

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"As business students we have all the opportunities of the world ahead of us but we don’t know which path to take. Hip hop artists and youth ambassadors Trooth and Rush showed us the way," write Eva Marshall and Jorja Purdie.

Senior Arrernte men take a stand: time to do something about young people causing trouble on their country

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They want to set up an Arrernte community patrol to work "as one" with other community groups as well as police, the Town Council, Aboriginal organisations, and senior people in remote communities, who need to understand "how much devastation this antisocial stuff" is causing in Alice Springs which is Arrernte ground.  KIERAN FINNANE  reports.

Crime, vandalism huge worry for business

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Chamber of Commerce survey amplifies distrust in law and order responses. Break-ins and thefts discourage investment. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: A pointed example of vandalism, as reported by the ABC.

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