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The imperative to say No

Sep 06, 2010 | 1 Comment

The imperative to say No

While yesterday’s awful events at the Under 17 football grand final have predictably attracted national attention, Friday’s march against violence in Alice Springs was disappointingly overlooked by the media. It was indeed “historic” as Alice Springs police commander Anne-Marie Murphy described it. As Sunday’s brawl illustrates, the challenge facing the marchers is huge. While domestic violence, with all its tragic consequences, is obviously the number one target, t...Read more