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The Northern Territory Government has announced the N.T will become the first Australian jurisdiction to put a floor price on alcohol.

Yesterday morning the Northern Territory Government said it would implement a minimum $1.30 floor price per standard drink, in response to an alcohol review made by former N.T Supreme court chief justice Trevor Riley last October.

The minimum floor price will make it more difficult for people living in the territory to buy cheap alcohol but supporters of the move say it will result in health benefits and less alcohol related violence in the area.

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