BANNED DRINKERS REGISTER TRIAL — GOLDFIELDS
1128. Hon NEIL THOMSON to the parliamentary secretary representing the
Minister for Racing and Gaming:
I refer to the upcoming
implementation of the banned drinkers register in the goldfields.
(1) Is a start date confirmed for
the banned drinkers register trial to commence in the goldfields?
(2) If yes to (1), on what date and
in what locations will it operate?
(3) (a) What is the expected total
financial cost of the goldfields trial;
(b) what total and/or expected financial contribution
will be made by local government to this trial; and
(c) what total
and/or expected financial contribution will be made by licensed premises to
MATTHEW SWINBOURN replied:
I thank the member for some notice
of the question. I note that this answer was correct on Wednesday, 1 December.
This information has been provided to me by the Minister for Racing and Gaming.
date for the complete rollout of the goldfields' banned drinkers
register is not yet confirmed; however, stakeholder engagement has commenced,
with a soft launch planned for December 2021. This soft launch will focus on
the northern goldfields.
(3) (a) The two-year trial is
budgeted at $2.52 million.