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Vic alcohol support demand rise amid COVID

Victoria's alcohol services have experienced a surge in demand as many locked-down residents turned to the bottle, a new poll shows. The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association surveyed services across the state between December and January to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on client presentations.

'One step forward and two steps back': Carers, advocates slam leaked proposals for NDIS overhaul

Carers and advocates have savaged a proposed overhaul of the $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme, demanding the federal government rule out several potential reforms touted in a leaked draft of new laws.

Woolworths cancels plans for Dan Murphy's mega-store near dry Indigenous communities

Supermarket giant Woolworths has scrapped its long-running push to open a large-scale Dan Murphy's outlet near Darwin's airport, but has not ruled out a development at another location.

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Woolworths a law unto its own in fuelling alcohol harm

Woolworths will stop at nothing to build a Dan Murphy’s megastore in the middle of three dry Aboriginal communities, after sustained lobbying by Woolworths saw the Northern Territory (NT) Government rush amendments to the NT Liquor Act through Parliament before shutting down due to COVID-19.