Northern Territory Intervention

Judy Spence - 00:25:33

Judy Spence
Judy Spence explains Queensland's contribution of police officers to the Northern Territory Intervention. She outlines her differences with federal minister Mal Brough, and her belief that although there was widespread sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities, that this did not constitute paedophile rings.

Ruth Matchett - 00:59:29

Ruth Matchett
Ruth Matchett discusses changes made in 1990 to give Indigenous Councils more control, but the subsequent lack of resources. She describes her experience of going to Lockhardt River and discovering the unacceptable situation of lack of affordable quality food. She discusses the amount of money required to remedy problems. She gives her opinion on the Northern Territory Intervention. She discusses solutions to the Stolen Wages issue.
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