The retailers have a responsibility to comply with the relevant …

Comment on Gunner re-opens the Rivers of Grog floodgates by Interested.

The retailers have a responsibility to comply with the relevant act and regulations relating to their liquor license.
They are a lawful business, selling a legal product.
A business is essentially established to create profit.
Crime, anti-social behaviour, health outcomes – they are the responsibility of legislators and the appropriate government bodies – not a mere retailer.

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Aboriginal people presumably form part of this group. If not, it is of no fault of the Chamber. The Chamber is representing the view of their membership – not a wide ranging consultation taking in the opinion of every man and his dog, every culture, every resident etc etc.


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One person’s drunk is another person’s tipsy. Should a tipsy person, half way through a party not be allowed buy another carton of beer?
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