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Foundation Director Dr. Tim Hawkes' views on alcohol-fuelled violence

King's School Headmaster and Foundation Director, Dr Tim Hawkes, says reforms to alcohol-fuelled violence is not going to happen unless it targets the main problem, which is excessive drinking.  In article published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Dr. Hawkes writes:

"About 10 per cent of our heaviest drinkers consume about 50 per cent of our alcohol. The alcohol industry relies heavily on big drinkers for their profit.  Society needs to target those times and those places that lend themselves to heavy drinking.

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