Growing up in a town camp I saw a lot …

Comment on Kids enemy No 1 in law & order debate – or the main victims? by Mark Lockyer.

Growing up in a town camp I saw a lot of issues affecting young people.Such as family violence, alcohol abuse, drug abuse and intoxicated behaviour.
I have a solid understanding of social issues, affecting Aboriginal communities such as, the intervention into child protection in the Northern Territory, the alcohol restrictions within the Alice Springs community and income management. I’ve taken it upon myself to advocate for the well being of indigenous people living in the town camps, in particular for the children who are at risk of harm though alcohol abuse, neglect and family violence.

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