Children’s Commissioner

Media Statement from Shadow Minister for Territory Families This morning in Parliament, disgraced Attorney-General Chansey Paech introduced legislation that will see the Children’s Commissioner become a race-based role. The CLP firmly believes that the Children’s Commissioner Role should be held by the best person for the job irrespective of their race, religion or gender. The…

Labor: Who is telling the truth?

Media Release from Shadow Treasurer Bill Yan There is only one way to find out who is telling the truth and that is why the CLP today calls on Eva Lawler to release a copy of the Cabinet Minutes to show how Chansey Paech’s conflict was managed in Cabinet. Yesterday, amid bombshell revelations about alcohol…

Northern Territory Election 2024 Countdown: 200 Days

Media Statement from the Leader of the Opposition Lia Finocchiaro   Today marks 200 days until the Territory election. Territorians have before them an important choice, a choice that will decide the future of the Territory. Under Labor’s weak economy, the worst performing economy in the nation, Territory families are paying more as the cost…

Labor’s Failing Economy: Deloitte Access Economics

Media Release from Shadow Treasurer Bill Yan The Northern Territory’s economy continues to go backwards under Labor, with the former Treasurer responsible for a large part of this decline now in charge. The Chief Minister tried to tell Territorians to ignore Monday’s damaging Commsec report citing flawed methodology.  Just days later, Deloitte Access Economics the…

Health under Labor: Surgery Wait Times Increase

Media Release from Shadow Minister for Health Bill Yan Territorians continue to feel the pain under the Lawler Labor Government’s management of the Territory health system, which is struggling to meet the demand for non-urgent elective surgeries. Since 2016, the median wait time for Territorians choosing to undergo a medical procedure in the Northern Territory…

Crime: Under Labor, Lives and Livelihoods are at Risk

Media Release from Deputy Leader of the Opposition Gerard Maley   Crime is out of control. Alice Springs businesses in the town centre went into a snap lock down at 10.30am in broad daylight this morning due to armed clashes on the streets involving members of the community, brandishing machetes, nulla-nulla’s and edged weapons. Residents…