BEER GOGGLES: Taxpayer’s shout for a failed policy of grog restrictions

WITH recent changes of government in both Queensland and the Northern Territory, alcohol restrictions in Aboriginal communities have been hotly debated in mainstream media. But ironically, the government’s seeking to relax grog bans are both conservative, the traditional political home of those who support government control of black lives. CHRIS GRAHAM* delves into the politics of grog, and the reasons why some still support grog bans, despite strong evidence which shows they don’t work. [Read more…]

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