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Comment on Bulldoze vile, medieval Don Dale centre: CLP candidate by Paul Parker.

Re: Peter Posted July 28, 2016 at 1:11 pm
Re: Observer Posted July 28, 2016 at 7:47 am
Your posts appear so busy campaigning for elections, ignoring discussion of the significant changes needed.
Diversion of public discussion to blame is pointless, all legislators share the guilt, for such has been ongoing.
The Royal Commission into the Child Protection and Youth Detention Systems of the Government of the Northern Territory, under Royal Commissioner Justice the Hon Brian Ross Martin AO QC will report on what actually happened, why, with recommendations.
Justice Angel when in the NT Supreme Court achieved significant changes in mental health treatment, the legislators failed to keep up to make the changes more effective.
Public and Political discussion needs be wider about how to avoid repeating these wrongs.
Re-Read the article suggested by Evelyne Roullet Posted July 27, at 8:07 am. (Kieran Finnane’s article: “Dylan Voller’s mistreatment started in Alice Springs”)
Progress for the NT needs bring those running Norway corrective prison system here to review and recommend changes required to adopt their successful approach for NT, indeed perhaps for Australia.
To obtain comprehensive effective recommendations the Royal Commission lead by Justice Angel perhaps needs travel to inspect the Norway system.
The illness of party politics remains part of the problem, interfering – corrupting, the capability of legislators to co-operate to provide better legislation.
Representative government is a co-operative effort, not simple majority selection of dictators.

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Bulldoze vile, medieval Don Dale centre: CLP candidate
CORRECTION to my error: Paul Parker Posted July 28, 2016 at 7:35 pm
Incorrect: “Justice Angel when in the NT Supreme Court achieved significant changes in mental health treatment, the legislators failed to keep up to make the changes more effective. ”
Correction: “Chief Justice Martin when in the NT Supreme Court achieved significant changes in mental health treatment, the legislators failed to keep up to make the changes more effective.”

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