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The committee inquired into options for reducing excessive alcohol consumption by Australian soldiers including restricting opening hours of hotels, closing bars and hotels in areas of troop movements, prohibiting the selling of alcohol to troops receiving hospital treatment, 'anti-shouting' regulations and the prohibition of liquor.


Josiah Thomas


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Committee timeline – Select Committee on Intoxicating Liquor—Effect on Australian Soldiers and Best Method of Dealing with Sale


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Progress reportParliamentary paper number S1/1918
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Final report, together with minutes of proceedings of the committee and minutes of evidence from 4th July 1918 and appendicesParliamentary paper number S2/1918
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