If youth crime is a problem in towns and cities across the nation why wouldn't a curfew work?
Is there any reason why children need to be out on the streets alone or in groups after dark without adult supervision?
What are your thoughts?
Here's our #PolcySnapShot
Juvenile Justice Reform
Our approach to reducing juvenile crime will see offenders enter the national youth service program prior to re-offending. Our policy includes a nation juvenile curfew combined with redirection programs that focus on training, education and community engagement to reduce recidivism rates.
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The Town Council has rejected Cr Eli Melky’s fifth attempt to introduce a youth curfew, the CLP’s favoured measure to deal with rampant juvenile delinquency now including assaults on people.
Concerning news for Queenslander's with government debt edging towards $92 billion.
The state government unveiled an $841 million net operating surplus for 2018-19, almost five times higher than the forecast of $148 million in last year's budget and $250 million more than the revised figure in the Mid Year Fiscal and Economy Review.
Can anyone tell us why their forecasting is so far off?
What's needed is better policy that works to pay down debt as a priority without passing on high service charges to the tax payer which appears to be the standard procedure for the Labor government.
There will be an opportunity to change government with the state election in October 2020.
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Total debt was forecast to hit a mighty $91.8 billion over the forward estimates, compared with the $90.72 billion predicted in the June budget.
The militarisation of state and federal police, the targeting of journalists, crackdowns on peaceful protesters, the prosecution of whistle blowers and loosened privacy laws have all contributed to the shift away from an open society in Australia.
Do you have concerns about the direction Australia is heading?
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Australia is now in line with the United States, Ghana and Botswana in terms of civil freedoms.
Ramsay Health is a leading provider of health services in Australia.
They are also a leader in reducing their use of single use plastic items by banning 24 million plastic items by 2020 from their businesses.
Great work Ramsay.
ZERO PLASTIC WASTE
Our Zero Plastic Waste policy will see government work with companies to remove single-use plastic packaging from the market, while supporting Australian consumers through recycling incentives as we work toward better management of plastic waste.
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@Ramsay Health Care has pledged to ban a range of single-use plastic items from its 72 Australian hospitals, day surgeries and clinics by World Environment Day in June 2020.
These items – including drinking cups, plates, straws, kidney dishes and cutlery – make up more than 24 million plastic items that Ramsay will eliminate from the environment each year ... See more