Territory government commits $229m over five years but wants federal contribution as well

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The Northern Territory government has announced more than $229m in funding to enact the recommendations of the royal commission into abuses in the juvenile detention system but has conceded that it cannot afford to cover all of them.

It said the government had looked at what it could afford and repeated calls for federal government assistance in addressing the 227 recommendations handed down last year.

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