Woolworths pulls pin on Dan Murphy’s store in Darwin near three dry Aboriginal communities

Woolworths pulls pin on Dan Murphy’s store in Darwin near three dry Aboriginal communities

The Guardian

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Controversial plans axed after review finds company failed to consult enough with Indigenous communities

Woolworths has finally pulled the pin on controversial plans to build one of Australia’s largest alcohol stores in Darwin, near three dry Aboriginal communities.

The decision, which came as a relief to Aboriginal health groups, came after a panel commissioned by Woolworths to review the decision found the company did not do enough consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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