Territory Stories

Labor's clear alternative - a fairer, more prosperous Territory

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Title

Labor's clear alternative - a fairer, more prosperous Territory

Member

Lawrie, Delia

Political affiliation

Australian Labor Party

Collection

Media Releases for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Media Releases; ParliamentNT

Date

2013-05-15

Notes

Made available by via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Language

English

Subject

Public finance

Publisher name

Northern Territory Opposition

File type

application/pdf

Use

Issued as a Media Release

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Opposition - Australian Labor Party

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/244885

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591917

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591915

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is forcing her to decide between her Government and her people. Every promise on police has been broken. No call centres in Alice Springs and Katherine. Police beats closed the current Chief Minister himself promised an extra police beat in Alice Springs instead he has closed the existing one in the mall. No funding in this budget for the Nightcliff police station upgrade promise. The contract signed with the Nightcliff community has been torn up. The Safe Streets audit which was meant to have been completed and acted on by December last year has been pushed into next year. The only increase in the police budget comes from the Commonwealth Government who have increased their funding to the Northern Territory Government from $7 million to $23 million. This is to fund the 90 extra police at the detention centre. The CLP promised boot camps but they scrapped Balanu and we still dont have anything resembling their promise to send kids to boot camp. This budget completely fails to support police and it completely fails to deal with crime. Cutting teachers in our schools Education is a massive loser in this budget. In real terms the Education budget has been cut by $51 million. This budget confirms the changes to student/teacher ratios. These changes