Coalition accused of 'abrogating responsibility' over NT royal commission

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Government gives in-principle support to all but two of the juvenile detention report’s recommendation, but says only 28 of the 230 are its responsibility

The federal government has given at least in-principle support to all but two of the recommendations from the royal commission into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory that it considers apply to commonwealth matters.

The royal commission made more than 230 recommendations in its damning final report in November, of which only 28 come under federal or shared jurisdiction, the federal government has said.

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