Regional Sober Centre’s Sedative Roll Out

February 19, 2024 8:26 am in by
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Bendigo and Ballarat are yet to have its regional sobering-up centre established, despite the Government’s promises to cater to all Victorians.

Only one regional site has opened since public drunkenness laws were abolished in November and that’s in Shepparton.

A spokesperson for the Victorian government has told the Herald Sun the places of safety will be opening progressively over the coming months.

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Police say while public drunkenness is no longer an offense, officers will encourage drunk people to get support and help from family or friends.