Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 084 HALT Healthy Aboriginal Life Team
Tabled Paper 409
Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled by Eric Poole
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APPENDIX D HALT AND THE REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ABORIGINAL DEATHS IN CUSTODY 32.4.7. ' THE HEALTHY ABORIGINAL LIFE TEAM (HALT) PROJECT ALSO APPLIES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES ... 32.4.10... THE MENZIES SCHOOL OF HEALTH RESEARCH EVALUATION CONCLUDES BY SUPPORTING THE CONTINUATION OF THE PROGRAM 32.4.11. I ... COMMEND THEIR REPORT AS A HIGH QUALITY EVALUATION [WHICH3 .. SHOULD BE OF INTEREST TO READERS CONCERNED WITH THE APPLICATION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES TO ADDRESSING A SERIOUS SOCIAL PROBLEM IN THE CONTEXT OF TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL SOCIAL SYSTEMS AND USING TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES. 32.4.12. [THIS3 AND RELATED PROGRAMS SHOULD BE OPERATING WITHIN A BROADER POLICY AND FUNDING FRAMEWORK THAN EXISTS AT PRESENT, WITH ADEQUATE SUPPORT OF ALL KINDS, BUT NOT CONTROL OR INTERFERENCE FROM EXTERNAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. RECOMMENDATIONS. 62. That governments and Aboriginal organizations recognize that the problems affecting Aboriginal juveniles are so widespread and have such potentially disastrous repercussions for the future that there is an urgent need for governments and Aboriginal organizations to negotiate together to devise strategies designed to reduce the rate at which Aboriginal juveniles are involved in the welfare and criminal justice systems and,
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