Alcohol Report (1995)
The Alcohol Report analyses whether the introduction of restrictions or prohibitions on alcohol in Indigenous communities would breach provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. Specifically, the report considers whether or not restrictions on alcohol provision to Indigenous drinkers amount to a special measure under the RDA.
The report concludes that such restrictions may amount to special measures and, as such, would not be racially discriminatory under the Act. The report also outlines the problem of alcohol abuse in the Northern Territory and considers individual and collective rights, self-determination and the operation of the Liquor Act 1978 (NT).
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