Repeal of Public Drunkenness Laws

Preamble: Victoria is one of only two states within Australia that has failed to repeal archaic public drunkenness laws. The repeal of public drunkenness laws represented a key recommendation of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody undertaken by the Hawke Labor Government between 1987 and 1991[1]. With the practical operation of theseContinue reading “Repeal of Public Drunkenness Laws”