Ice Taskforce missing the point: Lynn Field

She knows children as young as 14 who are using drugs and it is those youth Nguumambiny Indigenous Corporation manager Lynn Field said would not be helped by the new ice taskforce.

The National Ice Taskforce was announced by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday. It will examine current efforts to address the issue before preparing an interim report which will be presented to the Prime Minister in June.

Ms Field said the taskforce was only addressing part of the problem. "It'll have an impact but it'll only be a criminal-based one. You'll still have kids running around selling drugs," she said.

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