The Week That Was (5 March 2021)

Katie Woolf's The Week That Was Panel included; Health Minister Natasha Fyles, Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro and Sky News Matt Cunningham.

Topics Covered:

  • Teens targeting seniors 
  • Danila Dilba launches legal action- taking legal action against the government and Woolworths. They think it’s necessary to have the decision reviewed. 
  • Fishing changes - Fishos will have to REGISTER to fish along more than three-thousand kilometres of the Northern Territory Coast. The move has been announced by the Northern Land Council. 
  • Park fees - It has now been confirmed that those, who want to walk the Jatbula Trail, the Larapinta Trail and the Tabletop Track, will pay $25 per night, up to a maximum of $125 for five or more nights. The new fee structure is set to be introduced from July 1 but Territorians will still be able to access walking trails for free if they are undertaking single day walks or runs.
  • Code Yellow at the hospital - HEALTH DEPARTMENT STATEMENT - Royal Darwin Hospital experienced a peak in bed demand last week and as such has had to enact capacity management plans.
  • Elective surgery: Surgery is scheduled  according to clinical need with emergency and category 1 patients prioritised in times of high capacity in NT hospitals.

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