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Buying back the grog

Jul 14, 2010 | 2 Comments

Buying back the grog

Alice Springs was once notorious for having the highest number of liquor licences per head of population in Australia – but, after decades of pressure, it looks like the situation is about to go into reverse. Social groups and churches have long been calling for the NT Government to buy back some of the town’s numerous take-away liquor licences, which were handed out with largesse by the NT Liquor Commision in the seventies. The trend slowed down in the ninteties, when corner stores ...Read more