The public hears a lot about “political spin” and the …

Comment on Rehab of drunks is secondary to getting them off the streets, says A-G by Graham Tjilpi Buckley.

The public hears a lot about “political spin” and the Attorney General Elferink is proving to be a champion of the “spin camp”. Unfortunately, to date, Deputy Chief Minister Robyn Lambley seems to be out of her depth with the lightweight public statements she has given so far on alcohol and education policies.
How a defence can be mounted for the decision to scrap the BDR, while it was still in its infancy, is beyond me.

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