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Coroner's Act In the matter of the Coroner's Findings and recommendations into the death of Mr Clifford Norman and Ms Kwementyaye Taylor pursuant to section 46B dated 8 August 2013

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Title

Coroner's Act In the matter of the Coroner's Findings and recommendations into the death of Mr Clifford Norman and Ms Kwementyaye Taylor pursuant to section 46B dated 8 August 2013

Other title

Tabled paper 464

Collection

Tabled papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2013-08-22

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Attorney-General

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01112

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/275026

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424637

Page content

Taylors sister, Ms Janelle Taylor, was married to Mr Norman and was one of the back-seat and surviving passengers in the crash. 19. Ms Kwementyaye Taylor lived in Mutitjulu but often visited family in Alice Springs where she consumed alcohol. Ms Kwementyaye Taylor was an accomplished artist. She worked at the Ayers Rock National Park Cultural Centre for approximately two years and her paintings were used in tourism brochures. 20. The day of the crash Ms Kwementyaye Taylor was staying at 73 Flynn Circuit, Alice Springs, with Ms Freda Teamay and her four year old daughter, Bianca Swan. 21. 22. During the morning of Saturday 7 April 2012, Ms Kwementyaye Taylor, Ms Teamay and her daughter, Bianca, drove to Karnte camp to get some money from a family member to purchase alcohol. Ms Teamay was driving her recently purchased silver/green Holden Commodore, with NT registration CA17DX. 23. The two women, with Bianca, purchased a carton of VB cans and a bottle of Jim Beam spirits from the Gap bottle shop and then drove to bush land near Karnte camp to talk and drink. Later in the day they dropped Bianca off to her grandmother, Ms Elizabeth Driffen, at 16 Plumbago Crescent. 24. Ms Janelle Taylor and Mr Norman were also drinking near Karnte camp. In the early evening they saw Ms Teamay and Ms Kwementyaye Taylor driving near house 5. Ms Janelle Taylor and Mr Norman called out, because they wanted a lift to the Gap bottle shop to purchase more alcohol. Ms Teamay wanted to go home because she was tired but Mr Norman and Ms Janelle Taylor jumped into the back seat of her car. Ms Teamay then agreed to take them to the Gap bottle shop. CCTV footage and bottle shop records show a purchase of a six pack of Jim Beam cans and a bottle of Jim Beam. The four 6


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