Linda Burney says Indigenous voice would have prevented Alice Springs crisis

11 days ago The Guardian

The minister for Indigenous Australians, Linda Burney, says the Northern Territory government responded too slowly to the spike in crime in Alice Springs, and she’s argued a voice to parliament would have prevented a problem escalating to a crisis. Burney’s comments follow the announcement on Tuesday of new alcohol restrictions accompanied by more than $50m worth of community support to restore order and safety in Alice Springs. “I think that the NT government admitted that they got it wrong yesterday, which is why there’s this immediate response to additional alcohol restrictions here in Alice Springs,” Burney said. Appearing on The Bolt Report on Sky News on Tuesday night, Dutton characterised the government’s intervention in Alice Springs as overdue. The NT intervention-era alcohol restrictions lapsed under the Morrison government, and Fyles has accused Dutton of “playing politics”.
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