The Swinging Pendulum of Alcohol Policy in the NT, Australia

Posted on January 19, 2021 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

In this editorial the authors explore the state of alcohol policy in Northern Territory, Australia. They state that Legislation in Australia nearly always seeks to balance harm minimisation with allowing some degree of access to alcohol. That balance has been carefully adjusted in the NT over recent years with the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) and associated reforms, but commercial pressures are already undermining progress, reducing transparency and pushing back the pendulum in favor of greater access to alcohol.

Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Minimum Unit Price, MUP
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