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The Centralian advocate Fri 2 Jun 2006



The Centralian advocate Fri 2 Jun 2006


Centralian Advocate; NewspaperNT




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Community newspapers; Northern Territory; Alice Springs; Tennant Creek (N.T.); Newspapers; Alice Springs (N.T.); Australia, Central

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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Alice Springs


v. 60 no. 3

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited



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Centralian Advocate, Friday, June 2, 2006 9 PU B : C A D V D A T E : 2JU N -2 00 6 PA G E : 9 C O L O R : C M Y K ACTION ON ALCOHOL INACTION ON ALCOHOL IN AALLICE SPRINGSICE SPRINGS Breaking the cycle of alcohol abuse, violence and anti-social behaviour The NT Government is taking strong actiont to tackle the problems of alcohol abuse Action on Alcohol Dry areas legislating to make public places in Alice Springs dry Local Area Alcohol Management Plan being developed with the community to deal with supply and availability of alcohol Giving Territorians the power to declare homes and businesses dry Alice Springs Alcohol Taskforce established More money for rehabilitation - $10 million annually on treatment and services Action on Anti-social Behaviour Tough new antisocial behaviour laws Alcohol Courts and Alcohol Intervention Orders give courts the power to force offenders into compulsoryrr rehabilitation Australias fi rst laws targeting petrol sniffi ng - an additional $10 million over fi ve years Hotspot policing with police budget up 55% since 2001 Breaking the Cycleg y Public housing management for new houses built in town camps $30 million* to bring town camp services up to suburban standards and to provide short term accommodation Acceptable behaviour agreements for public housing tenants $2 million to upgrade Stuart Lodge to accommodate visitors to town and land is being identifi ed for new short term accommodation facilities Child protection budget quadrupled to nearly $32 million www.nt.gov.au Offi ce for Central Australia Ph: 8951 5914 *Joint Commonwealth/NT Govt funding

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