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The Northern Territory’s tourism and hospitality sector is desperately seeking more than 7,000 staff in the lead up to what is expected to be a busy Dry season for tourists and locals, with calls for the NT Government to help out by bringing in foreign workers.
City bylaws are intended for the good governance of the community, but some of Darwin Council’s new proposed bylaws may not pass the test. Under new dog bylaw reforms, if your dog’s tag falls off while in public you can be fined $155 on the spot regardless of the circumstances. This week, retired lawyer Sally Gearin explores some of the problems with Council’s new dog bylaws.
A police blitz in Darwin’s northern suburbs has resulted in dozens of charges and eight minors taken into protective custody in a week, NT Police said.