Public views are to to be considered but "I don't think this is a democratic process or a process where the average person in the street is consulted,” says commissioner Blair McFarland. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA. PHOTO: The Alice Springs watering hole formerly (when this video was shot) known as the Animal Bar.
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.
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.