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Custody Notification Scheme

A Custody Notification Scheme is a 24-hour legal advice and support telephone hotline for any Australian Aboriginal person brought into custody, connecting them with lawyers from the Aboriginal Legal Service. It is intended to reduce the high number of Aboriginal deaths in custody by counteracting the effects of institutional racism. Where CNSs have been implemented, there have been dramatic reductions in the numbers of Aboriginal deaths in custody; the implementation of a CNS in all Australian states and territories was recommendation 224 of the 339 recommendations of the 1991 Australian Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody report. Most states and territories did not comply with the CNS recommendation for decades. About 340 Aboriginal people died in custody between the recommendation being made in 1991 and 2015. Between 1991 and 2019, over 400 Aboriginal people have died in custody; the Australian Capital Territory brought in a CNS in 1995. New South Wales brought in a CNS in 2000.

It was successful and has since been cited as a model. In 2016, one Aboriginal person died in custody in NSW. Police failed to notify the CNS, rather than there being any problem with the service itself. In May 2016, a report recommended; the report mentioned the death of Ms Dhu. The report was authored by Inspector of Custodial Services. In October 2016 Nigel Scullion, the federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, offered to fund the first three years of implementation for any state that legislated a CNS; the Western Australian government rejected the offer. In March 2017, Dhu's family criticised both the major political parties in Western Australia for not supporting such a scheme; the incumbent Liberal Party voiced their opposition to the program, while the Labor Party said they would consider the scheme though had made no commitments. In October 2017, the Australian federal government was reported to be urging states and territories to implement a CNS. Attorney-General of Western Australia John Quigley supported such a program, saying "I think it life-saving legislation.

I'm sure if they took the late Ms Dhu into custody... if the Aboriginal Legal Service been contacted on day one it would have been a different outcome." An online petition calling for the scheme was signed by 20,000 people in less than one week. On 21 May 2018, it was announced that the WA state government had reconsidered the offer from the federal government to fund a CNS, that the service would be operational by the end of the year; the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia will operate the service. As of 29 August the system has not been implemented due to inadequate funding, though negotiations for funding were ongoing, with John Quigley saying he hoped the service would be operational soon. In November 2018 it was announced the service would be operational in the first half of 2019; the service will cost $952,000 per year, with the Federal Government and State Government contributing $750,000 and $202,000 respectively. ALSWA will employ two support staff to run the service. In 2018, the Northern Territory agreed to implement a CNS.

The system attracted criticism for exempting protective custody and paperless arrests. There had been deaths in NT following exempted types of arrests. There are reports that the CNS legislation was drafted by the police. In some states, police have argued for provisions in police operational manuals rather than legislation. Victoria has some non-legislative CNS-like requirements in Victoria Police Manual’s instruction 113-1; the notifications are known as known as E* Justice Notifications. As of 2018, Victoria was expected to be the next state to legislate a CNS, with a proposed law being reviewed by the legislature. In 2018, representatives from South Australian and Queensland argued they had their own adequate systems in place, while Tasmania said they were considering the system but had not made a decision

Eleocharis parvula

Eleocharis parvula is a species of spikesedge known by the common names dwarf spikerush, small spikerush and hairgrass in aquaria. It is a plant such as marshes and mudflats, it is a perennial herb growing tufts of spongy, compressible stems not more than 10 centimeters tall. The plant grows from a tuber, J-shaped or horseshoe-shaped, a characteristic that helps in the identification of the species; the inflorescence is an oval-shaped spikelet just 2 or 3 millimeters long, made up of several tiny flowers. Eleocharis parvula has a scattered distribution, it is widespread across much of Europe and North America, with additional populations in the Russian Far East, Hainan, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Brazil. Jepson Manual Treatment Photo gallery

The History of Flo & Eddie and the Turtles

The History of Flo & Eddie and the Turtles was a three-LP box set album from Flo & Eddie, issued in 1983 by Rhino Records. The first LP included a song recorded by an early incarnation of The Turtles under the name The Crossfires, a selection of rarities by The Turtles themselves, including a BBC session recording of their signature song "Happy Together", songs from their first post-Turtles album, The Phlorescent Leech & Eddie, from 1972; the second LP contained songs from their next 3 albums: Flo & Eddie, Illegal and Fattening, Moving Targets. The final LP in the set featured songs recorded for film and TV soundtracks, linked with excerpts from The Flo & Eddie Radio Show; this box set has never been reissued on CD. This was the first album in which Flo & Eddie had been allowed to use the name The Turtles since leaving White Whale Records, owners of the name, in 1970. Instead of duplicating tracks available on the Turtles' first five studio albums, reissued by Rhino the same year, the portion of the compilation dedicated to The Turtles contains otherwise out-of-print and unreleased material.

CHAPTER ONEThe Westchester High School A Capella Choir Class 1963 - "Alma Mater" The Crossfires - "Silver Bullet" The Turtles - "I Get Out of Breath" The Turtles - "Outside Chance" The Turtles - "Grim Reaper of Love" The "Real" Don Steel - "Battle of the Bands Album Commercial" The Turtles - "Lady-O" The Turtles - "It Ain't Me Babe/You Baby/She'd Rather Be with Me/Elenore"CHAPTER TWOThe Turtles - "Happy Together" The Turtles - "Goodbye Surprise" The Turtles - "There You Sit Lonely" The Turtles - "We Ain't Gonna Party No More" Flo & Eddie - "The Flo & Eddie Theme" Flo & Eddie - "Feel Older Now" Flo & Eddie - "Nikki Hoi" Flo & Eddie - "I've Been Born Again"CHAPTER THREE- Flo & Eddie - "Best Part of Breaking up" "Another's Pop Star Life" "Just Another Town" "Afterglow" "You're a Lady" "Marmendy Mill"CHAPTER FOUR- Flo & Eddie - "Illegal and Fattening " "Rebecca" "Let Me Make Love to You" "Mama, Open Up" "Keep it Warm" "Moving Targets"CHAPTER FIVE- The Flo & Eddie Radio Show - "Flo & Eddie by the Fireside Radio Theme" "The Big Showdown" "This Could be the Day" " Good Duck" CHAPTER SIX- The Flo & Eddie Radio Show - "The Flo & Eddie Show" "Getaway" "Livin' in a Jungle" "Youth in Asia" "Medley #2"Special Guest appeared on the RADIO SHOW: David Bowie Keith Moon Ringo Starr Alice Cooper Marc Bolan Lou Reed Harry Nilsson Jeff Lynne Roy Wood

Berg en Dal (municipality)

Berg en Dal is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. It was formed through a merger of the municipalities of Groesbeek, Millingen aan de Rijn and Ubbergen in 2015; the resulting larger municipality maintained the name of Groesbeek until 2016, when it was renamed to Berg en Dal after the village of Berg en Dal. Berg en Dal has about 34,714 inhabitants and covers an area of about 93 km²; the municipality borders in the north on the Waal river and the Bijlands Kanaal, in the east on the German forest of the Reichswald, in the south on the province of Limburg, in the southwest on the forest of the Mookerheide, in the west on the city of Nijmegen. Berg en Dal is hilly with altitudes reaching the 75 meters, like the Duivelsberg; the International Four Days Marches Nijmegen crosses the municipality on the 3rd day. The municipal council exists of 23 members, which are divided as follows: CDA, 3 seats Groesbeekse Volkspartij, 3 seats Voor Openheid en een Leefbaar Groesbeek, 3 seats Combinatie'90, 2 seats Gemeente-, Jeugd- en Sportbelangen, 2 seats GroenLinks, 2 seats PvdA, 2 seats Sociaal Groesbeek, 2 seats Voor Berg en Dal, 2 seats D66 Berg en Dal, 1 seat VVD, 1 seatCDA, Groesbeekse Volkspartij, Voor Openheid en een Leefbaar Groesbeek, Combinatie'90, Gemeente-, Jeugd- en Sportbelangen, Voor Berg en Dal have formed a coalition.

The municipal executive consists of four aldermen. Anthony Van Egmond a Dutch Napoleonic War veteran and settler in southwestern Ontario Sebastiaan Tromp a Dutch Jesuit priest and Latinist Dries van Agt a retired Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1977 to 1982 Baron Berend-Jan van Voorst tot Voorst a retired Dutch politician and jurist Constantijn Kortmann a Dutch professor of constitutional law Peter Arntz a Dutch retired football midfielder with 411 club caps Jan Peters a retired footballer with 380 club caps Reza Hormes-Ravenstijn a Dutch cyclo-cross racer Marie-Claire "Amber" Cremers a Dutch-born German singer/songwriter Sharon Gesthuizen a Dutch politician and trade unionist, grew up in Millingen aan de Rijn Bas Eickhout a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament Yelmer Buurman a Dutch professional racing driver Jasper Cillessen a Dutch professional football goalkeeper, 52 caps for the Netherlands national football team, grew up in Groesbeek Official website Berg en Dal

1912–13 Stoke F.C. season

The 1912–13 season was Stoke's fourth season in the Southern Football League. In 1913 the club reached its 50th year in existence. Stoke had ambitions to return to the Football League and the objective for the 1912–13 season was earn a top six place in the Southern League Division One; however Stoke failed spectacularly and ended up finishing bottom and being relegated to the Southern League Division Two. The season was a complete embarrassment to the directors and management and fans started to lose patience with manager Alfred Barker. With Alfred Barker still manager of the club there were high hopes that the 1912–13 season would see Stoke come good in the top division of the Southern League; the players who had served the club well over the past 12 months or so were all retained and new players were added to the squad to make competition for places harder. The main ambition was a top six place, but by Christmas time Stoke were bottom of the table and stayed there; the directors attributed relegation to bad luck.

William Smith, such a key player in attack missed most of the season through injury and his absence proved costly as Stoke had a poor forward line. Only 14 goals were scored in the first 15 matches summed up Stoke's problems and there was no upturn in fortune after Christmas and relegation was duly suffered and it was back to the drawing board once more. By the end of the season the directors came under considerable pressure from supporters as they were reluctant to accept a place back in Division Two and by the end of April 1913 no players had been offered a new contract contrary to previous practice; the directors accepted life in the Southern League Division Two again but fans vented their anger at them in the annual general meeting. Stoke's miserable season included a first round exit to fellow Southern League side Reading. Key: P = Matches played.