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Alcohol Management Plans Review


Mornington Island has been subject to alcohol management plans (AMP) since 2003. In 2008 the conditions were varied to a "zero carriage limit", meaning a total prohibition on alcohol.

The assumption underlying this policy was that removal of alcohol would also remove all social ills associated with alcohol abuse.

However, due to the surge in illegally made alcohol (homebrew) the actual effect is that alcohol abuse has not in fact decreased at all.

A review of AMP's was introduced in 2012. Junkuri Laka CLC is closely associated with the Community Justice Group on Mornington, an agency with prime responsibility in the review under QLD legislation. The CLC will play a vital role in the review process.

CLC/Agency Junkuri Laka Community Legal Centre
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Area of Law
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Arrest, bail and going to court
  • Courts
  • Crime and offences
  • Discrimination and human rights
  • Family or domestic violence
  • Going to court
  • Government
  • Health
  • Police powers
  • Victims
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Consumers
  • General public
  • Local government
  • People experiencing family or domestic violence
  • People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • People with a substance abuse problem
  • Prisoners
  • Rural, Regional or Remote people
  • State government
  • QLD
Method of Delivery
  • Capacity building project
  • Community arts
  • Community consultation
  • Policy development
  • Public Event
  • Publication
  • Research, survey or needs analysis
  • Submission
Project Type
  • Community Development
  • Law Reform
Project uploaded to CLEAR 28th January 2014
Contact Person Dr Berry Zondag
Contact Position Principal Solicitor
Contact Email
Contact Phone (07) 4745 7278
Production/Delivery Date 2015
Evaluation Not Stated

This project is closely focused on Mornington Island. Whilst it is highly relevant for our community, it's general application and/or interest may be limited.


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Sponsor / Partner Agencies

Junkuri Laka Community Justice Group, Mornington Shire Council

Review Date 31st January 2018

Disclaimer: Laws and policies are often changing. We encourage you to check the currency of any laws or policies referenced in the above CLEAR project.

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