Cashless Cards And Rising Crime: An Intervention That Keeps On Giving – New Matilda

Facing electoral annihilation and media pressure, the Howard Government launched an unprecedented assault on Aboriginal rights and communities. A decade on, Senator Rachel Siewert says the federal government is still hiding behind its failures.I’ll never forget the day the Government announced the Northern Territory Intervention.It was a decade ago and I had been a Senator for two years.I knew the going would be tough; John Howard controlled both houses of the Federal Parliament, decisions were being made that carved away at important industrial relations protections and our social safety net

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