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The drum : the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services magazine



The drum : the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services magazine


Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services


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The DRUM Magazine | August 2009 | 25 Late last year the NTFRS wasapproached by Golf NT, the governing body of golf in the NT, to enter a team in the Arafura Games. With the blessing of Director Greg Nettleton and furtherencouragement from Assistant Director Paul Herrick, whocommented that The NTFRS enjoys participating in community events such as the Arafura Games and encourages its members toplay sport as part ofa healthy and active lifestyle, wemanaged to findfour members with agolf handicapof 12 or less, low enough to meet the entry criteria. With support from Golf NT, the Arafura Games organising committee accepted our nomination. Played over four rounds of 18 holes in blustery conditions, the best three scores from each team were counted each day. With some stiff competition, other teamsrepresented Australia, the NT, the Australian Defence Organisation, Macau China, Singapore, Malaysiaand Far North Queensland, we finished in a respectable 6th out of 11 teams. Senior Auxiliary Sue Wright also represented the NT as a part of the womens representative golf teamwho picked up a silver medal at the Games. Fired Up for Arafura Games By Peter Wright Left to right Senior Station Officer Graham Johnson, Leading Firefighter Skevos Politis, Leading Firefighter Anthony Smith and Senior Firefighter Peter Wright. Senior ACPO Lorraine Jones of the Indigenous Policing Development Division was recently presented with a plaque to recognise her contribution to the division, including coming up with the division name Yidiyu. Lorraine, who was formerly stationed at Timber Creek, came up with the name after taking part in the Lookrukin Leadership Program in 2006. The term Yidyu translated basically means us mob sitting talking and learning together. The plaque was the Divisions way of acknowledging Lorraines important and ongoing contribution. Pictured with Lorraine are some of the original members of the Division. Sgt Steve Hall, Sgt Rossana Breed and Ms Katarina Skene Yidiyu