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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Berrimah police station are being used as a shelter. Table 5 below gives details for the financial year 1988-89. Table 4 Protective Cuetody client profilee in the greater Darwin area for the financial year 1986-87. Aboriginal Aboriginal Other Other Total males females males females Poli ce Cells 1805 502 1229 92 3628 Darwi n Sober i ng Up Shltr. 873 274 626 4 1777 Total 2678 776 1855 96 5405 Table 5 Accommodations under the Protective Custody Act at Berrimah police station for the financial year 1988-89. Aboriginal Aboriginal Other Other Total males femaleB males females 3237 1188 1627 80 6132 According to Amity House, 873 admissions were recorded during the same period at the Detoxification Unit at the Royal Darwin Hospital. It is obvious that Darwin urgently 25
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