The town is losing families as well as the clubs. …

Comment on Memo Club suspends trading, goes into voluntary administration. Town & Country to close tomorrow. by Phil Danby.

The town is losing families as well as the clubs. Town & Country will close at 5:00 pm tomorrow. Memo in administration, closed for present, staff paid out. I wonder if people are too scared to go out at night because of the anti social behavior.
Sporties closing or selling, Jason going by Christmas. Will the Joint Defence Facility be next? I know of three families leaving.

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Cooling streets: Bath St median strip top priority?
I don’t know the height of mature trees ($7,000 to $8,000 each), the article suggests no height.
In my experience and depending on the height, these trees will require support until the root system matures enough to provide that support. Usually supported by cables attached to a anchors at ground level for several months.
I wonder how this will be achieved.
Maybe that smaller trees be used with a tree ring to protect them from vandalism until they reach maturity.

Offenders bailed to ‘country’: An option, says police
We have to start and address the issues. Graeme Hockey’s banding would be a great step in the right direction, with mandatory time lines and fines as suggested. Keep it from the lawyers and judges.
And bailed to country: Just give it a try, nothing ventured nothing gained.

New youth justice regime gets busy
I spoke to a judge after reading this article.
I would strongly suggest the three women highly experienced in youth work who were talking with two journalists, get immediate legal advice on what is and what is not legal in relation to under age children having sex, especially as it would appear its accepted within a government run establishment.
The law is the law no matter what culture you use to interpret it.

AAPA no obstacle to emergency action on trees since 2013 
Why would Power and Water need to be involved? It is obvious from the photo, the part of the tree that needs pruning is more than a safe distance from the power lines.

Facts about street kids made public
It would be interesting to know the number of Indigenous and non-Indigenous. And also, how many of the children were transported directly from organized events like the disco?

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