Tag Archives: Adam Giles

Youth detention: The full story not before the election

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And the fundamental issues aren’t even on the agenda, comments ERWIN CHLANDA. Media are making comparisons with abuses by US forces in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison with events in the Don Dale correctional facility.

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Larapinta Child and Family Centre opens

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$5.5 million Larapinta Child and Family Centre, opened this week, provides 70 long-day-care places. Image from Mr Giles’s Facebook Page.

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Eli Melky to stand against Adam Giles

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… and joins a growing list of Independents in Braitling. ERWIN CHLANDA reports

 

UPDATE August 2

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Youth detention Royal Commission ‘compromised’

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Brian Martin (pictured) presided over all judicial officers who sentenced young Aboriginal offenders to detention, and after resignation as Chief Justice was paid by the NT Government for a report, says prominent Aboriginal spokesperson, Olga Havnen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Treatment of youths in NT prisons makes national, world news

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Why has there been no action on a 2014 report about the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, asks Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Territory Senator, Nigel Scullion (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Street kids refuge: Now you see it, now you don’t.

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The collective town council, including Cr Steve Brown and Deputy Mayor Jamie de Brennie (pictured) got cold feet over an initiative to deal with juvenile delinquency, passing the buck to the government and NGOs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Plan for auxiliaries to replace cops at bottlos

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This would give “front line police” more time to fight crime, says Chief Minister Adam Giles. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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August poll: Giles promises on housing, tourism, gas

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In Letters to the Editor the Chief Minister promises billions for outback dwellings, says NT gas can meet much of the nation’s energy needs and canes Labor over its tourism policies as the NT election draws near.

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Street kids ‘agency’ refuses to disclose numbers

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… but Adam Giles says it’s OK to release them. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Town Council CEO Rex Mooney and Cr Jade Kudrenko, chairperson of the Council’s Community Services Committee which on Monday passed a unanimous vote for a comprehensive approach to the problem of street kids.

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Darwin’s CPI reduced as nation’s rises

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Drops in costs of fuel, rents and utilities make a difference, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles (pictured).

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