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Draft Local Alcohol Policy 2014

July 10, 2014 at 9:24 AM

Auckland Council is currently developing a Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). The LAP will give Aucklanders greater control over when, where and how alcohol is sold across the region.The aim of the policy is to encourage the responsible sale, supply and consumption of alcohol and will focus on reducing alcohol-related harm.

Although the role of alcohol as a cause in of itself of family violence is debated, there is strong evidence that levels of risk and harm associated with family violence are increased when alcohol is involved. In particular, the use of alcohol is shown to increase both the frequency and the severity of abuser's violence.

We therefore believe that it is important that we contribute to discussions around alcohol policy.

Read more about the Draft Policy here

WAVES Trust, in collaboration with Community Waitakere will be putting in a submission on behalf of our respective networks. Broadly speaking we are supportive of the policy which seeks to restrict the trading hours of licensed premises, although there are some areas of the policy that we feel could be tightened further.

If you would like to know more about our submission or would like your organisation to be named in the submission explicitly, please contact charlotte@waves.org.nz.

There is a tight deadline, submissions close on Wednesday 16 July at 4pm.

Alternatively, if you would like to make your own comments about the draft policy, you can fill in an online submission form.

It is really important that community voices are heard, as the vast majority of submissions on this policy recieved by council thus far have been from the alcohol industry, who do not support the proposed restrictions.

 



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