The Week That Was (12 February 2021)

Katie Woolf's The Week That Was Panel this morning include; Health Minister Natasha Fyles, Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro and Independent Member for Goyder Kezia Purick.

Topics Covered:

  • Covid update - There continues to be issues with hotel quarantine.
  • Crime - Alcohol related break ins through the week 
  • Alcohol Research - The introduction of a minimum price for alcohol in the Northern Territory has led to a sharp drop in the consumption of cheap drinks, almost halving the sale of cask wine in Darwin and neighbouring Palmerston in 12 months.
  • Alice Springs - DEPUTY Chief Minister and Police Minister Nicole Manison has flown to the Red Centre amid a growing wave of frustration from the community about crime.
  • Tourism - what kind of impact is this having on tourism?
  • Park Fees - Tender out for a new online booking system.
  • Prison - The union representing correctional officers says they are being placed in a “very vulnerable position” at Darwin Correctional Centre (DCC) nine months after a mass prisoner escape caused more than $20m in damage.
  • Petrol prices - The price of petrol across Darwin has jumped by up to 10 cents per litre in the past few days.

Listen to the full chat here: