Funding flows to combat drug issues

THE ICE AGE: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks with Member for Barker Tony Pasin in The Border Watch office regarding the government's commitment to fighting the ice scourge.   Picture: LUKE DUFF

THE ICE AGE: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks with Member for Barker Tony Pasin in The Border Watch office regarding the government's commitment to fighting the ice scourge. Picture: LUKE DUFF

THE Federal Government will not establish a drug rehabilitation centre in the region, claiming it is the responsibility of its state counterpart.

This was the message during Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's five-hour visit to the Blue Lake city this week.

During an interview with The Border Watch, Mr Turnbull appeared surprised to learn the Limestone Coast did not have any drug and alcohol rehabilitation

beds.

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