Alcohol ban failure

28 Oct 2008 3:38 PMJann StuckeyAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Development

A worrying spike in student violence and truancy at Woorabinda State School has been blamed on the Bligh Government’s failure to provide proper rehab support services to indigenous communities now under alcohol bans.LNP aboriginal community spokeswoman Jann Stuckey said four months ago Communities Minister Lindy Nelson-Carr dismissed questions that detox and rehab services would not be in...

Nurse safety ignored in Torres Strait

24 Oct 2008 3:37 PMJann StuckeyAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Development

The safety of nurses and other health workers in the Torres Strait had been completely ignored by the State government as highlighted by the latest frightening incident on Boigu Island.LNP Torres Strait Island Community Development spokeswoman Jann Stuckey said the past week had seen three terrified nurses flee the Torres Strait fearing for their lives.Ms Stuckey said the Bligh government and...

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