Battling Booze in Alice Springs

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James Fletcher travels to Alice Springs in Australia to hear first-hand how alcohol is affecting the Aboriginal community there. The Northern Territory is pursuing a controversial approach to tackling the problem – forcing problem drinkers into rehabilitation. But will it work?

Produced by James Fletcher.

(Image of an alcohol free area sign in Alice Springs. BBC Copyright)

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29 minutes

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Sat 19 Oct 2013 18:06 GMT

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