Alice Springs: “large-scale alcohol genocide”

A TERRITORY doctor has accused Alice Springs of “large-scale alcohol genocide” and called for solutions to “rampant alcoholism” at an international convention of surgeons.

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons said Alice Springs had the highest reported incidence of stab injuries in the world and violence accounted for more than half the annual trauma case load at Alice Springs Hospital.

Northern Territory News

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