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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Garma Festival overshadowed by youth detention sorrowpolitician present who was invited to speak. He used his opportunity to addres
Garma Festival overshadowed by youth detention sorrow
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
politician present who was invited to speak. He used his opportunity to address the abuse of children head on. "Repeated Northern Territory governments have failed in their duty towards the children in our care. For that I say sorry. To you all:... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Giles tries to clarify remarks on abuse videoabout his independence, Mr Martin said: 'It is my daughter's memory that during
Giles tries to clarify remarks on abuse video
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
about his independence, Mr Martin said: 'It is my daughter's memory that during the period of her employment with the Northern Territory Government, she had no involvement in the Northern Territory child protection or child detention... Read more
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International Business Times
Australian state counter-sues 2 Aboriginal children abused in custody authorities while in custody. Amid strong reactions from lawyers and human righ
Australian state counter-sues 2 Aboriginal children abused in custody
International Business Times / Posted 19 hours ago
authorities while in custody. Amid strong reactions from lawyers and human rights groups, who have condemned the act, the Northern Territory government has filed a case claiming the two juvenile detainees damaged the prison while trying to escape,... Read more
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News.com.au
NT drops threat to sue tear-gassed teensin Parliament House in response to the barbaric treatment of juveniles at Don D
NT drops threat to sue tear-gassed teens
News.com.au / Posted 22 hours ago
in Parliament House in response to the barbaric treatment of juveniles at Don Dale Detention Centre in Berrimah, NT. THE Northern Territory government has backed down from a threat to sue two boys who were tear-gassed at the Don Dale youth... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by stateand its guards, seeking damages for the abuse they suffered while in custody.
Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by state
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 hours ago
and its guards, seeking damages for the abuse they suffered while in custody. In a July 4 response to those claims, the Northern Territory government counter-sued, seeking more than A$160,000 ($120,400.00) in damages for an escape attempt in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross MartinSprings at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially dr
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross Martin
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Springs at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially driven. Brian Martin's previous links to the Northern Territory government have given rise to a perception of his lacking independence. Photo: Andrew Meares "A whole lot... Read more
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The Age
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross MartinSprings at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially dr
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross Martin
The Age / Posted yesterday
Springs at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially driven. Brian Martin's previous links to the Northern Territory government have given rise to a perception of his lacking independence. Photo: Andrew Meares "A whole lot... Read more
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WA Today
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross MartinSprings at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially dr
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross Martin
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Springs at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially driven. Brian Martin's previous links to the Northern Territory government have given rise to a perception of his lacking independence. Photo: Andrew Meares "A whole lot... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross MartinSprings at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially dr
Aboriginal groups push back against the royal commission, Brian Ross Martin
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Springs at the hands of three non-Indigenous men and said it wasn't racially driven. Brian Martin's previous links to the Northern Territory government have given rise to a perception of his lacking independence. Photo: Andrew Meares "A whole lot... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT government counter-sues two Don Dale boysThe Northern Territory government is counter-suing two boys who appeared in foo
NT government counter-sues two Don Dale boys
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
The Northern Territory government is counter-suing two boys who appeared in footage shown on an ABC program about abuse at Darwin's Don Dale juvenile detention centre. The government alleges the two former inmates caused more than $160,000 damage... Read more
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Reuters
Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by stateSYDNEY Two of the six aboriginal children teargassed by police while in custody
Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by state
Reuters / Posted yesterday
SYDNEY Two of the six aboriginal children teargassed by police while in custody in Australia are being counter-sued by the Northern Territory government for damaging the prison in an escape attempt, according to court documents. Prison footage... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NT seeking damages from boys tear-gassed at Don DaleDon Dale: NT claiming damages against boys tear-gassed at detention centre The
NT seeking damages from boys tear-gassed at Don Dale
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Don Dale: NT claiming damages against boys tear-gassed at detention centre The Northern Territory Government is claiming hundreds of thousands of dollars from two boys who were tear-gassed by prison guards at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CLP candidate's law and order stance criticised in wake of Four Corners reporttreated in these centres, like you've just seen on Monday night [on Four Corner
CLP candidate's law and order stance criticised in wake of Four Corners report
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
treated in these centres, like you've just seen on Monday night [on Four Corners], I'm sure that changes your opinion." Northern Territory Government Minister Peter Chandler was asked whether the advertisement was appropriate. "If you want to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NT counter-sues boys tear-gassed at Don Dale Detention CentreNT Government counter-sues boys tear-gassed at Don Dale The Northern Territory
NT counter-sues boys tear-gassed at Don Dale Detention Centre
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
NT Government counter-sues boys tear-gassed at Don Dale The Northern Territory Government is counter-suing two boys who were tear-gassed by prison guards at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. The boys, whose names have been suppressed by the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NT govt counter-suing Don Dale youthsThe Northern Territory government is counter-suing two boys who appeared in foo
NT govt counter-suing Don Dale youths
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
The Northern Territory government is counter-suing two boys who appeared in footage shown on an ABC program about abuse at Darwin's Don Dale juvenile detention centre. The ABC says the CLP government is suing two former inmates for $160,000 worth of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous groups 'not consulted' on royal commission(AMSANT), said the integrity of the commission had been compromised by the Gove
Indigenous groups 'not consulted' on royal commission
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
(AMSANT), said the integrity of the commission had been compromised by the Government's decision to consult members of the Northern Territory Government on the matter. AMSANT chief executive John Paterson, speaking on behalf of the three... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pics, videos expose young offender’s torturethis out, saying it risked becoming too cumbersome. “This royal commission, wh
Pics, videos expose young offender’s torture
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
this out, saying it risked becoming too cumbersome. “This royal commission, which will be done in collaboration with the Northern Territory government, will be focused on the youth detention centres and youth detention practices in the Northern... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dylan Voller asks Adam Giles for personal apologyand youth detention over the past decade, look at what violates were committed,
Dylan Voller asks Adam Giles for personal apology
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and youth detention over the past decade, look at what violates were committed, what safeguards were in place and if the Northern Territory Government did enough to address issues in the system. "The royal commission will conduct a thorough and... Read more
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Mashable
How images like #DonDaleKids let us 'perform' our shock and outragethe commission's remit to other states, which could surely provide photos to ma
How images like #DonDaleKids let us 'perform' our shock and outrage
Mashable / Posted yesterday
the commission's remit to other states, which could surely provide photos to match Voller's treatment. And because the Northern Territory government will be involved in the joint inquiry. This is the same Northern Territory government that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Seafood country of origin labelling on the menuto increase, more and more fishermen would catch them."Labelling benefits consu
Seafood country of origin labelling on the menu
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
to increase, more and more fishermen would catch them."Labelling benefits consumers and industry, Senate inquiry finds The Northern Territory Government was the first to move on seafood labelling, but those laws only require seafood be labelled as... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT youth protection crisis can't be ignoredsaying the youths threatened staff with weapons. The ABC expose shattered my f
NT youth protection crisis can't be ignored
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
saying the youths threatened staff with weapons. The ABC expose shattered my faith in the information from bodies of the Northern Territory Government. There was no riot - at least not involving youths in Don Dale that August afternoon. That... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Don Dale detainees may be movedThe Northern Territory government is considering moving children out of the Don
Don Dale detainees may be moved
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
The Northern Territory government is considering moving children out of the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre immediately, following the release of footage showing abuse against several detainees. Detainees will reportedly be moved to Wickham Point... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT showed 'callous disregard' for childrenFormer Country Liberal Party leader Jodeen Carney says the Northern Territory g
NT showed 'callous disregard' for children
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Former Country Liberal Party leader Jodeen Carney says the Northern Territory government has shown a 'callous disregard' for children'. She accused her former colleagues of being 'incredibly arrogant'. Ms Carney said the NT government has been so... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, July 28, 2016historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battle
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Read... Read more
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The Courier
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, July 28, 2016historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battle
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Read... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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The Young Witness
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Western Advocate
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Manning River Times
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Thursday, July 28, 2016historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battle
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Read... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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The North West Star
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to knowby the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC
Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
by the way it treats its children and serious questions were raised by the ABC tonight," Mr Giles said. "Equally the Northern Territory government does not resile from its tough approach to those who don't want to respect other people's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Thursday, July 28, 2016historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battle
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
historical child sex offences in Victoria. Read more ► Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Read... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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The Courier
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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The North West Star
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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The North West Star
Juvenile justice disgrace shows it's time to take back the TerritoryVoller. But what gets to me as much as the barbaric, brutish treatment of a ch
Juvenile justice disgrace shows it's time to take back the Territory
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Voller. But what gets to me as much as the barbaric, brutish treatment of a child is the fact that it was sanctioned. The Northern Territory Government approved the chair amongst a list of items recently added to "approved restraints" under new... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Te
Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention. Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the... Read more
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