Saturday, 5 July 2014

It's Your Choice; Drink Smart says Clarence Valley Council

On 27 June 2014 The Daily Examiner reported that; The NSW Department of Police and Justice has awarded Clarence Valley Council $49,000 for a campaign to reduce alcohol-related violence in and around licenced premises.

Most Clarence Valley residents do not experience alcohol-related violence. Nevertheless the valley has a rate for this sort of violence which exceeds the state rate, according to the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research (BOCSAR).

So this is a worthwhile local government initiative.

January 2004 to December 2013:

Although it is by no means the only offender on the NSW North Coast:

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