'Stop jailing 10-year-olds': Indigenous boy addresses UN on Australia's youth detention laws

Credit: SBS- Published on September 11, 2019
A 12-year-old Indigenous boy from Australia's Northern Territory is believed to be the youngest to address the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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Published on September 10, 2019 -  00:49
12-year-old questioned over Australia bushfires
A 12-year-old boy started a bushfire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia's Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country's east. Emer McCarthy reports.

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The trial will see up to 170 workers come to Australia to help with the 2020 harvest.
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Tasmania will not open its border to SA, WA and NT residents at the end of the week as planned, Premier Peter Gutwein has announced.
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A police officer has resigned after failing to complete COVID-19 forms when crossing the border from Queensland to the Northern Territory.
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A woman from Darwin has tested positive to COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases diagnosed in the Northern Territory to 34.
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Up to 200 fruit pickers from Vanuatu could be bound for the Northern Territory in coming weeks under a pilot program to bring in Pacific workers for the harvest..
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