Aboriginal woman dies undertaking mandatory NT alcohol rehabilitation program – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation

An Aboriginal woman has died while taking part in the Northern Territory’s highly contentious mandatory alcohol rehabilitation program.It is the first death linked to the scheme that was introduced by the NT Government 18 months ago in the face of warnings from experts that it would target Indigenous people and punish alcoholics.The woman died last month in the Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit CAAAPU treatment centre in Alice Springs, but the NT authorities have not made news of the death public until now.

via Aboriginal woman dies undertaking mandatory NT alcohol rehabilitation program – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

via Aboriginal woman dies undertaking mandatory NT alcohol rehabilitation program – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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