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Government lied on liquor, says Lambley, demands poll

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Government lied about cops at bottle shops and floor price for alcohol, writes Robyn Lambley (pictured).

Liquor Commission to 'implement government policy'

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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.

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.  

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).

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).

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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