Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council
Tabled Paper 381
Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled by Eric Poole
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PRICING 1. That the N.T. Government be requested to: a) re-classify light beer as "any beverage having an alcohol content between 0.05*/. and 3.8%"; b) abolish licence fees on light beer. ADVERTISING & MARKETING 1. That the N.T. Government be requested to: <i) seek the co-operation of the hospitality industry so that excessive discounting and/or free drinks on licensed premises does not occur; <ii) adopt a leadership role through the Drug & Alcohol Bureau by encouraging the community to accept responsibility for monitoring alcohol related advertisments and to lodge appropriate objections; (iii) introduce some form of mandatory control if marketing and advertising strategies are not improved. PUBLIC DRUNKENNE8S That the N.T. Government be requested to proceed with the construction of the Darwin Sobering Up Shelter as a matter of urgency. 7
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