Department of the Legislative Assembly

Alice Springs, Dry Town Status

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


19/03/2008

270. Alice Springs, Dry Town Status

Ms Carney to MINISTER for Alcohol Policy

QUESTION


With reference to the "Dry Town" status of Alice Springs:

(1) Did you say, in relation to the dry town status of Alice Springs, in the Legislative Assembly on 29 November 2007 that:
      “Police have the responsibility of administering rules and new laws.”.

    (2) Despite early encouraging signs, is the "Dry Town" now at risk of being a failure.

    (3) Given your comments about Police having the responsibility of administering the rule and new laws -
        (a) can you advise whether the new laws are working adequately; and
        (b) whether more Police would assist in any event and; if not, why not.

ANSWER


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