More than a quarter of family violence incidents involve alcohol in Warrnambool

Rachael Houlihan
Updated April 19 2019 - 8:58pm, first published 12:00pm
Here to help: WRAD specialist alcohol and drug family violence advisor Kayleigh Walmsley-Smith. Picture: Rob Gunstone

Alcohol is involved in at least one-in-four domestic violence incidents that end up at the Warrnambool Base Hospital Emergency Department however Western Region Alcohol and other Drug Centre director Geoff Soma says that figure could be much higher.

Rachael Houlihan

Deputy editor at The Standard. Former Warrnambool City Council and general news reporter. Send me news tips: rhoulihan@warrnamboolstandard.com.au