AMSANT, APO NT, Making Justice Work, NAAJA and NTCOSS wholly reject calls from Independent MLAs Robyn Lambley and Terry Mills to reinstate Alcohol Mandatory Treatment (AMT) and to scrap the floor price on alcohol.
The organisations strongly condemn the NT Opposition for abandoning its bipartisanship on the Riley Report recommendations. It is disappointing to see politicians step away from a strong evidence base under the influence of popular opinion.
The coalition of health, justice and social services reiterate their support for the Riley Report recommendations which are based on evidence and data, and include an evaluation of alcohol reforms. The organisations commend the Northern Territory Government for its comprehensive, broad ranging and whole of community approach to reducing alcohol harms. Read full media release here