INTERVIEW: Alice Springs Mayor Matt Paterson on what’s happening next after the youth curfew

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The three-week curfew for young people in Alice Springs has come to an end.
Northern Territory authorities imposed the measure banning under-18s from being in public in the city between 6pm and 6am, following unrest in the city.
There have been mixed reactions to this move, with some indigenous leaders supporting it as a short-term solution, while others criticized the level of consultation.

Alice Springs Mayor Matt Paterson told SBS News’ Sam Dover that there are long-term issues that need to be addressed, and it is important that resources are made available to support that process.