Well said Russell Goldflam and Tania Collins. …

Comment on Court placing itself above the community? by Peter Dixon.

Well said Russell Goldflam and Tania Collins.

Recent Comments by Peter Dixon

Booze consumption went up after floor price came in
It is difficult to understand the reaction of the alcohol industry and the CLP in your report. On the one hand they say it fails “spectacularly” because they claim retail per capita consumption has gone up and on the other they say it punishes responsible drinkers.
The aim of the Minimum Unit Pricing strategy is to attack problem drinking, and for the NT the specific goal is to minimise the harms produced by high-alcohol, low cost drinks. The particular goals set out in the Act are to reduce harmful consumption and have minimal impact on moderate consumers.
The report does not ask anyone to take it on trust that the MUP is contributing to the decline in harms. It spells out that the contribution can be seen in the Darwin region where there are no PALIs.
The report also concludes that per capita wholesale supply data does show that the MUP achieved its goal of targeting cask wine in many towns and most other beverages were not affected significantly.


Listen to the people, say Marli Banks and Brian Jeffries
Brian Jeffries is spot on. Aboriginal students will never engage in a system that is alien. This alienation is compounded by the illegalities disclosed in the Royal Commission into Detention and PROTECTION of Children in the Northern Territory, and to the cursory dismissal of the Statement from the Heart.


For Country, for Nation: compels, moves without digging deep
Good analysis.


Do film’s omissions mislead viewers on school’s record?
Thank you for following up on those scenes which were unbelievable in their cut-form. The basic problem of disengagement will never be fixed without two-way learning which is one of the film-makers’ stated campaigns.


Country Liberals should not feed the rumour mill
Well said, Dr Boffa!


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