Peter Butler catches up with Independent Member for Araluen; Robyn Lambley who expressed her frustration with the slated reduced hours of public access to Alice Springs police station.
Morning host Peter Butler talks with Federal MP Luke Gosling during his tour of Mynamar.
Following his press release DISCUSSION PAPER IS A ONE-SIDED OPINION PIECE, Independent MLA Gerry Wood talks with Peter Butler about his concerns with that the paper “is not a fair dinkum unbiased discussion paper but the view of someone in the Department of Health who supports changes to the law.”
Continuing with the emotional subject of proposed amendments to the NT Medical Services Act, Family Planning NT CEO Robyn Wardle talks with Peter Butler about the organisations reviewed position on RU486.
Morning host Peter Butler asks NT branch president of the AMA Dr Rob Parker to respond to a report that he claimed Federal member for Solomon Luke Gosling should see another expert rather than accuse him of playing politics in his comments on the growing controversy around a PET scanner for Territory cancer sufferers.
Morning host Peter Butler interviews Speaker Kezia Purick about the ongoing debate with amending the health act with regards to accessibility to RU486.
The Indie Member for Goyder introduced her RU486 private members bill in November 2015 and it was debated in mid-2016. Following the parliamentary debate the health department issued a discussion paper on the matter.
Gerry Wood, Independent Member for Nelson, says the Department of Health’s discussion paper highlighting changes to the law dealing with the termination of pregnancy (abortion) using the drug RU486 is not a fair dinkum unbiased discussion paper but the view of someone in the Department of Health who supports changes to the law.
Peter Butler talks with School of Education, Senior Lecturer Jenny Buckworth about CDU ‘s High Achieving Teaching Graduate Program.
The Northern Territory education department has offered 17 Charles Darwin University teaching graduates permanent teaching positions in 2017.
All of the graduates participated in the School of Education “High Achieving Teaching Graduate Program”.
The program has been running for three years and – including the current placements – to date about 45 graduate teachers have received permanent jobs from the NTG.
Morning host Peter Butler interviews acting Chief Minister and Attorney General Natasha Fyles about a broad range of issues including hydro-therapy pools, juvenile justice, an apology to the Chamberlain family and local football.
Leader of the Opposition Garry Higgins talks with Morning host Peter Butler about non-party websites, health, PET scanners and cyclotrons.
The Friday Forum with former Education Minister Peter Chandler, retired bush teacher and education advocate Henry Gray and Tabby fudge from COGSO flesh out contemporary issues with education.
1. The results from NAPLAN and other reports show poor results for students. Is this a Territory problem? Do NT urban areas compare equally with other states?
2. There is a perceived issue with a lack of parental involvement in remote and regional schooling. How can more involvement be encouraged?
3. In spite of efforts by everyone, why is it that we are continuing to have poorer student attendance in remote and regional areas?