Jim Martin, it is not only an Aboriginal problem, the …

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Jim Martin, it is not only an Aboriginal problem, the difference being is that Aboriginal people are visible.
On the owner losing money, take Flynn Drive for example. The PALI was standing OUTSIDE the shop, not the bottlo, asking, mainly Aboriginal people for ID and preventing them from food shopping.
So the shop is not losing money from alcohol sales its losing money from grocery sales as a result of the new laws.
I agree that we in the NT have a problem with alcohol but why ain’t any funding going to places like CAAPU and other services to help with the alcoholism in the NT? No-one talks about helping the alcoholics get on their feet.

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