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Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council

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Title

Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council

Other title

Tabled Paper 381

Collection

Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1991-08-15

Description

Tabled by Eric Poole

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/294313

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396548

Page content

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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