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Prisoners in their own homes

duncansBy National Indigenous Times Editor Stephen Hagan

Matriarch of the Duncan family of Toowoomba, Mrs Zela Duncan said her family wasn't looking for pity; they just wanted justice.

 

"They now feel like prisoners in their own homes," Mrs Duncan said after members of her family were given wholly suspended jail terms, some as long as four years, for defending the death of her son Peter "Bo"

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 03 March 2012 09:27

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Senate inquiry confirms Intervention consultation either didn’t work or didn’t happen, says Scullion

scullionThe Federal Opposition's spokesman on Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion said the senate committee hearing at Ntaria, about 130 kilometres west of Alice Springs revealed what many have continued to claim about the proposed extension of the Northern Territory Intervention – members of the community had not been properly consulted by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin and her officers.

The Senate...

 

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