A remote far north Queensland island community struggling with a home-brew epidemic wants its state imposed alcohol ban lifted, saying alcohol abuse has gotten worse since it was brought in.
Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria was one of 19 Indigenous Queensland communities which had an Alcohol Management Plan (AMP) introduced in 2009 to improve the safety of residents and boost school attendance… FULL STORY AVAILABLE BELOW
- Alcohol ban introduced 2009
- Home-brew epidemic forcing review of laws
- Call for lifting of alcohol ban