Tackling Aboriginal issues requires restraint

The Federal Government has moved to act in respect of the horrendous findings of the report into sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. There would be few who would not respond with outrage at the commission of such criminal acts and with compassion for the victims. However, given the historical experience of Aboriginal people with "white fellas" in uniforms, marching in unannounced with army and police as the frontline response seems quite surprising - Br Shane Wood