Police liquor inspectors, BDR and alcohol floor price reforms have reduced hospital admissions, study finds

By Roxanne Fitzgerald
Updated January 27 2021 - 3:15am, first published 12:00am
The introduction of alcohol harm reduction policies in Central Australia have seen a 38 per cent reduction in admissions to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit, researchers have found. Picture: Henrique Félix.

In the central desert town of Alice Springs, rates of alcohol related violence have been among the highest in the world, but a new study has found a raft of policies introduced by the NT Government in 2018 are making a "marked" difference.

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