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National service would help eliminate most of the problem and simultaneously bolster the defence force manpower.

Peter Walters, Ballina

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  1. Yep that work well last time, no social division then. An excuse to keep defence forces wages down like last time.

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Who is responsible?

Teenage (stabbing) crime. Here I go again! Why are these kids allowed out of the house before their parents take stock of their kitchen...