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Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory: final report
The commission’s inquiry into the detention and care and protection systems of the Northern Territory has revealed systemic and shocking failures.
Economies of shale: submission on the draft report of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory
The Australia Institute has made this submission on the Draft Report of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory (the Inquiry). The submission focuses on Chapter 13 Economic Impacts of the Draft Report and the report by ACIL Allen.
The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory has released this draft Final Report, which details the Inquiry’s draft recommendations that would mitigate risks the Inquiry has identified in regards to the potential of hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory.
Rigorous follow-up systems for abnormal results are essential to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Failure to follow up abnormal test results is an important patient safety issue and requires urgent attention.
In the short term, this infrastructure plan will help industry with its own planning and workforce management and inform decision-making across all levels of government.
A juvenile pre-court diversion scheme was introduced in the Northern Territory in 2000. Administered by police, it uses warnings and conferences to divert selected juveniles from the court process. This paper reports on an analysis of Northern Territory police records on 3,597 apprehended juveniles over...
Progress of the Northern Territory emergency response child health check initiative: Health conditions and referrals
This Progress of the Northern Territory Emergency Response Child Health Check Initiative: Health Conditions and Referrals report describes the number and types of health conditions identified during the Child Health Checks as well as the number and types of referrals made as part of those...
Submission on the Draft Final Report of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory: greenhouse gas emissions
The Draft Final Report of the Northern Territory Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing effectively recommends approval of unconventional gas development in the NorthernTerritory. It does this despite the huge potential climate change impacts of developing a shale gas industry, which this submission focuses on.
The Australian government has been funding oral health services for Indigenous children in the Northern Territory since 2007. There have been improvements in the oral health of younger service recipients, with the average amount of tooth decay in children aged 1–3 decreasing by 19%
This report was produced as part of an independent review of the Northern Territory's (NT) current alcohol policies and legislation. It was commissioned in response to concern about levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol related harm in the NT.