No Dan For You!

Written by on 20/09/2019

LIQUOR giant Dan Murphy’s application for a Darwin superstore has been rejected by the NT Liquor Commission.

A Woolworths spokesman told the NT News the decision had been handed down on Friday after months of legal proceedings before the Liquor Commission.

The Dan Murphy’s superstore was proposed for the new airport commercial precinct, which would have been located in Eaton near the Bunnings Warehouse.

Endeavour Drinks GM Corporate Services Shane Tremble said: “We’re disappointed with the decision because it means the Northern Territory continues to miss out on new investment, jobs and greater shopping choice for local customers”.

“We always treat our responsible service obligations very seriously and have a strong track record in this area over many decades in close consultation with local police and community groups.”

“We’re carefully reviewing the decision and considering our next steps.”

Dan Murphy’s had been planning the development in Darwin for four years and had undertaken broad-based community consultation throughout the planning process to ensure appropriate responsible service of alcohol measures were put in place at the store.


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