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Judge criticises NT government department over ‘appalling parenting’ of 14-year-old troubled girl
A Northern Territory judge has criticised the Department of Territory Families, saying its “parenting” of a 14-year-old girl accused of multiple property-related offences seemed appalling.
Judge Greg Smith made the comments in the Darwin Children’s Court after the girl failed to appear in court earlier this month.
He said the department had been awarded the care of…