Tag Archives: alcohol

Early Intervention

PARENTS who allow their children to become truants will lose welfare payments under Labor’s plan to toughen elements of the Northern Territory intervention after a report found widespread acceptance of the controversial program in Aboriginal communities. In a redesign of its attack on indigenous disadvantage, the Gillard government will announce plans to legislate to continue […]

Whiskey Galore

A lorry carrying whisky has crashed, causing alcohol and fuel to spill onto a road in the Highlands. Emergency services were called to the scene on the A95 at about 1415 GMT. Northern Constabulary said diversions were in place through Skye of Curr and the Dulnain Bridge road until the wreck was cleared. Meanwhile, emergency […]