Tag Archives: alcohol

Liquor Commission: Lawyer, social worker represent Alice

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The new Liquor Commission will give the community a major say on how grog is sold. It has two members from Alice Springs, Russell Goldflam (left) and Blair McFarland (right). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.   FULL STORY »

Bottle shop cops may not like it, but are needed

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Grog discussion: Point of Sale Intervention must stay until effective alternatives are in place, writes Congress CEO, DONNA AH CHEE (pictured). FULL STORY »

Alcohol services cuts undermine BDR: Higgins

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And the Chief Minister gives a false answer on ankle bracelets, writes the Opposition Leader (pictured).

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NT last in population growth, first in booze & fags use

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Our population growth is the slowest in the country, we’re pretty well behaved so far as drugs go (unless we live in Darwin) but we’re streets ahead in alcohol and tobacco consumption, recent reports show. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Town gets a say in its economic future as $2b cut hits home

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The $2b shock from Canberra added a sense of urgency for Michael Gunner’s economic summit in Alice Springs today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

 

UPDATE 2:30pm March 25.

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Government still mainly in the ‘gunna’ phase

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Michael Gunner talks in Alice Springs: Seven months into his government, no shortage of enthusiasm but work on problem solutions still have a long way to go. ERWIN CHLANDA reprots.

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Drunken violence on NT women massively above Oz average

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… and only in the NT the rate for women exceeds the rate for men: Curtin University study. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Altercation in the CBD.

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Grog gets grilling as election’s top issue

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But the People’s Alcohol Action Coalition had already made up its mind. Pictured are Russell Goldflam making a point, behind him, Dr Keshan Satharasinghe, and at right, Janet Brown. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Alice draws short straw in Melbourne promotion

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While alcohol-fueled crime has harmed tourism, boozing at the pub is the focus of the Federation Square gig, reports ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Alleged would-be sexual assailant pursues victim

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Attempted sexual assault, contraband booze and rifle theft keep cops busy.

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