Peak Bodies Call for 1am Lockout in Canberra



Alcohol-fuelled assaults have prompted calls for a 1am nightclub lockout in Canberra.

The ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance representing 47 organisations have called on the ACT government to introduce a 1am lockout policy at bars and nightclubs inCanberra

Canberra’s emergency departments have recorded a 35 per cent increase in intoxication cases and a 24 percent increase in alcohol-related injuries in the last three years, prompting the calls for 1am lockouts.