Alcohol Bans

Broome: Brawls bring grog bans

Police imposed takeaway alcohol restrictions in Broome, in an effort to calm people down.

The actions happened yesterday after a night of violence involving two feuding Anne Street families.

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Thursday, November 28th, 2013 Broome, Police and courts Comments Off

Kununurra: More home grog bans

Forty Kununurra householders are applying to have their homes declared “liquor restricted”.

This is in addition to the 40 houses already officially grog free.

People bringing liquor past their front gates can be prosecuted.

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Monday, October 28th, 2013 Kununurra, Police and courts Comments Off

Fitzroy Crossing: Illegal grog shop busted and fined

Fitzroy Crossing Magistrate’s Court fined three Fitzroy Crossing people almost $15,000 for selling grog illegally.

They were Francie Woodman, 41, Kamika Callaghan, 22, and Hendrick Woodman, 21.

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 Fitzroy Crossing, Police and courts Comments Off

Fitzroy Crossing: Illegal grog shop raided

Police have raided a house used to sell liquor illegally in Fitzroy Crossing.

They told the ABC they found 71 bottles of spirits, 21 bottles of wine and seven blocks of beer.

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Monday, September 2nd, 2013 Fitzroy Crossing, Police and courts Comments Off

Warmun: Sly grog on the rise

The ABC says a growing number of Warmun people has been arrested for sly grog offences this year.

The Wunan Foundation is setting up a panel of elders to help educate the community about its responsibilities.

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 Police and courts Comments Off

Fitzroy Crossing: Women arrested for ‘grog runs’

Police arrested two women in separate incidents on Thursday and Friday nights.

Each was accused of running grog from Derby to Fitzroy Crossing, for sale.

Police say one of the women admitted she intended to sell cartons of beer for $150 each.

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Thursday, August 15th, 2013 Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Police and courts Comments Off

Fitzroy Crossing: Sly grog busts

Police have stopped several vehicles headed for Fitzroy Crossing with loads of alcoholic drinks.

The are believed to be for sale to residents of the town.

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Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Fitzroy Crossing, Police and courts Comments Off

June Oscar gets Order of Australia

June Oscar has been named an Officer of the Order of Australia.

She received the Australian honour in recognition of her work with alcohol-related issues in the Fitzroy Valley.

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Sunday, June 9th, 2013 Aboriginal, Fitzroy Crossing, People Comments Off
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