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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

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application/pdf

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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

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capita than anywhere else in Australia; the most liberal alcohol availabli1ity; three times the National comsumption, and an unacceptably high level of alcohol related social problems. Many advertising and marketing practices virtually ignore the Voluntary Code of Ethics, promote unsafe drinking practices, and deliberately target young people. Young people are the ones at most risk: they are maturing in a milieu where alcohol misuse is the norm and is eguated with personal and social success. The government urgently needs community support and guidance to justify the implementation of policies which will help to create a climate of change. The Darwin City Councils goal is to improve the quality of life of Darwin residents: it is in an excellent position to influence policy direction. 54


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