Tackling Alcohol Violence with Banned Drinkers Register

Kimberley Police in an effort to tackle alcohol fuelled violence in the Broome area has called for stronger alcohol restrictions throughout the area, including a banned drinkers register.

District Superintendent, Allan Adams called for the measures in a letter to social media recently. He highlighted that the Kimberley District has the highest number of assault offences as proportion to the population in the state.He said reducing alcohol availability is crucial to addressing the issue.

There have been concerns that increased alcohol restrictions could have an impact on tourism in the area.

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