Paperless Arrests

The Northern Territory police have gained powers best suited to a police state under new law passed into the Police Administration Act on 26 November 2014. ‘Paperless arrests’ allow police to detain a person for 4 hours without charge if police believe they have...

Alcohol Mandatory Treatment

  NAAJA calls on the NT Government to shelve its plans for mandatory rehabilitation and work with all relevant stakeholders to get alcohol policy right for the Territory. “In the last few weeks we have heard a growing chorus of experts and groups working in this area...

Alcohol Protection Orders

In May 2013, Northern Territory Business Minister David Tollner announced the government will introduce tough new alcohol protection orders to reduce crime across the Territory. The orders will be introduced under the Liquor Act and will support the government’s...