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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

Recommendations That the N.T. Government be requested to -fund: 1. a central assessment/referra1 agency; 2. an alcohol rehabilitation program -For young offenders; 3. an alcohol rehabilitation program in Darwin gaol; 4. a family treatment program available for spouses, partners, and children of non-aboriginal alcohol dependents; 5. an after care program for "graduates" of residential alcohol rehabilitation programs. (iii) RESEARCH Treatment services should be backed up by a competent research unit to ensure the increased relevance and accessibility of research to policy making & planning. In addition, a comprehensive data collection system to monitor alcohol related community problems should be provided by research facilities. The Menzies School of Research and the Drug & Alcohol Bureau fulfils this role. One example of their research influencing governmental policy is the banning of the sale of kava in the Northern Territory. Recommendation 1. That the N.T. Government be requested to continue the funding of research facilities in the Northern Territory. 48


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