InDaily InDaily

Support independent Journalism Donate Subscribe
Support independent journalism

Reader contributions

Your views: on MP allowances, criminal age and Crows

Reader contributions

Today, readers comment on reconciling parliamentary expense claims, raising the criminal age from 10 to 14, and leading the Adelaide Football Club.

Print article

Commenting on the story: Richardson: Knoll has set the standard – he should stand down

Why not give the politicians a credit card instead of their allowance?

All receipted with a monthly statement which can be easily checked and verified.

No waste or overpayment, only “actual expenses”. – Garry Shearing

Commenting on the story: Call for SA to take national lead in lifting criminal age to 14

While I completely agree that children should not be incarcerated, there are young people out there committing crimes and placing themselves at serious risk.

There are no services to support these traumatised children, and often no other way to keep them, and members of the public, safe from harm.

These 10 to 14-year-old children commit adult crimes without consequence, and no incentive to change.

The ideal of providing safe and supportive care to these children is challenging, when they have no trust in the adults around them, and are unable to positively engage in society, they are fighting to survive in a world where they have suffered traumatic childhoods, impacting their development.

These children require intensive mandated support and intervention to provide them opportunity for better outcomes.

Until such services and statutes are in place, is a 10 year old better incarcerated or sleeping on the streets? – Kate Roberts

Commenting on the story: Who wants to lead the Crows?

It certainly is a dilemma as no-one, it seems, wants to be in charge of a floundering club.

To return Adelaide to its former glory and prestige, I would suggest that Linda Fellows would be ideal because of her exemplary background and no nonsense approach.

Give her a chance, you might be surprised!

I am opposed to Mark Ricciuto being elevated as believe he has far too much to say about the club, which in many cases has made both the club and himself look stupid.

Great footballers do not always made great administrators (and vice versa). He needs a lesson in diplomacy, first and foremost. – Maggie Richards

Want to comment?

Send us an email, making it clear which story you’re commenting on and including your full name (required for publication) and phone number (only for verification purposes). Please put “Reader views” in the subject.

We’ll publish the best comments in a regular “Reader Views” post. Your comments can be brief, or we can accept up to 350 words, or thereabouts.

InDaily has changed the way we receive comments. Go here for an explanation.

Make a comment View comment guidelines

Local News Matters

Media diversity is under threat in Australia – nowhere more so than in South Australia. The state needs more than one voice to guide it forward and you can help with a donation of any size to InDaily. Your contribution goes directly to helping our journalists uncover the facts. Please click below to help InDaily continue to uncover the facts.

Donate today
Powered by PressPatron

More Reader contributions stories

Loading next article