Strong Voices 13-03-2018

13th Mar 2018

On today’s program

* Yesterday, The NT Government announced that an additional 75 auxillary police officers will be trained as liquor inspectors and will form a part of a new unit to tackle alcohol relatedviolence and secondary supply into remote communities. We’ll learn more about what the announcement means for the purchase of alcohol and what this will mean for harm minimisation.

* The latest Northern Territory Council of Social Services Report has highlighted that for people on the lowest incomes in the territory, the rise in the cost of living has outstripped the rise in their payments. We’ll hear more about what the Cost of Living report unveils for those living in the NT from Policy Adviser Jonathon Pilbrow.

* We will also hear from social worker and advocate raising awareness of mental health Julie Japser about a motorbike ride to raise awareness for mental health. HSe is currently working in Ampilatwatja & Utopia.

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