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Launch of the Department of the<br>Attorney-General and Justice Strategic Plan

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Launch of the Department of the<br>Attorney-General and Justice Strategic Plan

The Chief Executive Officer of the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice, Ms Gemma Lake, launched the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice Strategic Plan 2021–2025.

Have Your Say about the future of the Community Justice Centre

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Have Your Say about the future of the Community Justice Centre

The Community Justice Centre is under review.

Read public submissions on reforms to mandatory sentencing

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Read public submissions on reforms to mandatory sentencing

The NT Law Reform Committee received 20 submissions from a wide range of individuals, legal experts, and community groups for its enquiry into changing mandatory sentencing.

Leanne Liddle NT Australian of the Year

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Leanne Liddle NT Australian of the Year

Director of the Aboriginal Justice Unit Leanne Liddle is the NT Australian of the Year for 2022.

Alarm about growing prisoner numbers from former correctional officer Phil Brown

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Alarm about growing prisoner numbers from former correctional officer Phil Brown

Former NT correctional officer Phil Brown gave an impassioned speech at the launch of the Aboriginal Justice Agreement in Alice Springs last month.

New Chief Executive Officer Gemma Lake

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New Chief Executive Officer Gemma Lake

Gemma Lake has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice. Gemma was appointed acting Deputy CEO in 2019, Deputy CEO in 2020 and then Acting CEO on Greg Shanahan’s retirement in November 2020.

Sandy Otto new NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner

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Sandy Otto new NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner

Sandy Otto has been appointed as the Northern Territory’s Consumer Affairs Commissioner.

Nominate now for NT Human Rights Awards

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Nominate now for NT Human Rights Awards

The Northern Territory Human Rights Awards celebrate notable activities in the Northern Territory or by Territorians, which advance human rights.

 Report recommends changes to mandatory sentencing

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Report recommends changes to mandatory sentencing

Work to proceed under the Aboriginal Justice Agreement.