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Howard And Brough Announce Northern Territory Intervention

The Federal Government has announced an intervention in the Northern Territory to deal with what it says is a “national emergency” in relation to the abuse of children in indigenous communities.

The intervention was announced at a joint press conference with Prime Minister John Howard and Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough.

The intervention includes a series of measures to link school attendance with welfare payments and to improve law and order. [Read more…]