EDUCATIONAL POINTLETS TO PONDER
The brawl at Darwin High School (NT News 19/4) is an example of ONE of the issues that might have been avoided had a school based constable been on hand. It is NOT a matter that could be managed by an untrained police auxiliary.
Batchelor Institute had been crumbling for years. Too many ‘leaders’ who are struggling to understand their roles. The institute had become an embarrassment to the NT. It should be closed.
If no salary paid to anyone anywhere was for more than $250, 000 a year and if bonus payments were eliminated, many issues of financial difficulty would be overcome. Salary levels paid to the growing raft of top dogs in struggling organisations are way, way over the top.