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Sun newspapers Tue 1 Nov 2016



Sun newspapers Tue 1 Nov 2016


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin Region

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Bubble soccer was just one of the activities offered to boarders at St Johns College who lived on campus when other students went home. We also play a lot of footy and basketball so its a lot of fun, she said. goals in the process. Boarding student Sharniqua Oxtoby said she loved the game as an opportunity to get outside and run around, although cold water was a sideline must on such a hot day. Hailing from Kalumburu in Western Australia, she hadnt had the opportunity to do something like this before. It was a lot of fun, it was re ally good, she said. It was just soccer today but we did a lot of bumping into each other. We were really excited when we found out we were going to do it. St Johns boarders hit the field St Johns boarder Sharniqua Oxtoby and her peers had a happy Sunday recently battling each other at bubble soccer Picture: PATRINA MALONE Bubbling with real joy BOARDING students at St Johns Catholic College were treated to a game of bubble soccer recently, bringing on smiles and some new skills. The group of students descended on the oval to jump in the bubbles and crash into each other, scoring a couple of Disability complaints on the rise COMPLAINTS relating to disability discrimination in the Territory have ranked as the highest complaint issue received by the NT Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for the second year in a row. NT Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Sally Sievers said disability complaints represented 14 per cent of all complaints handled between 2015-2016 and had increased by 36 per cent from the previous year. The most common disability was mental health, representing 55 per cent of the disability complaints handled. The most common place for the alleged discrimination to occur also remained as the workplace. In 2015-16 we saw a 22 per cent increase in age complaints and a 21 per cent increase in failure to accommodate a special need, which we know were predominantly about disability, Ms Sievers said. The Anti-Discrimination Commission inquiry service is available to the public and organisations wishing to better understand their rights on 8999 1444. The Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commissions Annual Report 2015-16 was tabled in parliament last week. News V1 - NTNE01Z01DS SUN NEWSPAPERS, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 09 CALL US FOR HIRE RATES LONG OR SHORT TERM HIRE AVAILABLE 5 ANGLISS RD BERRIMAH TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT HIRE SPECIALISTS - Prime movers from Single rated through to Quad rated with Hydraulics - An Extensive range of Trailing Equipment WWW.REDFLEET.COM.AU8947 3600 Including but not limited to : Flat Tops Drop Decks Extendables Side Tippers Skells Dollies, Bogie & Tri-axle We have. .. BROKEN OR DAMAGED PIP ES? Avoid costly repairs with the Pipe Relining Special ists 6 step relining process. C all now and SAVE! whydig.net.au I 0400 208 840

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