From Hunting to Drinking: The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community

Synopsis

From Hunting to Drinking reveals the devastating effects that alcohol has had over a period of 30 years on Mornington Island, off the North Queensland Coast, Australia. David McKnight explores how drinking now affects all reaches of community life and reviews the history of drinking in Australia as well as its causes and asks why the situation has been allowed to continue, exploring the vested interest that the authorities have in the sale of alcohol on the island.

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