Tag: territories

Northern Territory Statehood Push Offers Opportunity for Community Reflection

ken_parishBY KEN PARISH

Statehood for the Northern Territory is on the national political agenda again, with the Council of Australian Governments having voted unanimously in July to support a renewed statehood process (albeit with no assurances as to the outcome).  … Read the rest

The ‘paperless arrest’: Chapter III and police detention powers in the Northern Territory

Anna Rienstra

BY ANNA RIENSTRA

In 2014 police in the Northern Territory (‘NT’) were given new powers to detain people arrested for a minor offence for up to four hours, or longer if intoxicated, under Div 4AA of Pt VII of the … Read the rest

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