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AGEING WITH ALCOHOL

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Our population is ageing. In fact the Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts the number of people aged 85 and above is expected to double in the next 20 years and double again in the future. The term ‘older people’ can be defined in various ways. Most developed world countries have accepted the chronological age of 65 years as a definition of ‘elderly’ or older person. (1) Much has been written in relation to alcohol use and misuse of young people…

GP16 – The RACGP Conference for General Practice

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GP16 – The RACGP Conference for General Practice will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday 29 September – Saturday 1 October 2016. Over 1000 healthcare…

Athletes Aren’t the Only Role Models in Sport

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I’m not from Australia originally, but since arriving I’ve come to embrace this continent’s unique sport of Aussie Rules Football. I enjoyed a Friday night game at a friend’s house…

17th International Mental Health Conference

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The 17th International Mental Health Conference – Guiding the Change, will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss mental health issues confronting…

SNAP BACK WHERE YOU LIVE: A TOOL FOR COMMUNITY ACTION

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Between March 2014 and March 2015, there were 165 complaints made to the Alcohol Advertising Review Board[i] (AARB) about alcohol advertising in Australia. For those complaints upheld, the AARB requested…

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF FAMILY STUDIES CONFERENCE

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The 2016 AIFS Conference will draw key thinkers, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners from across different sectors and disciplines, including education, health, and social sciences. Together we will apply interdisciplinary expertise…

Reflect and Recognise: we can make a difference

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This week is National Reconciliation Week (NRW), and it’s a time for all of us to reflect and to recognise the traditional owners and custodians of this land called Australia. …

Win a Village Cinema Gold Class Double Pass

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Would you like a chance to win a Village Cinema Gold Class double pass?   Help the Australian Drug Foundation better understand and improve the Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)…

ALCOHOL NEEDS SPORT MORE THAN SPORT NEEDS ALCOHOL

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Last Saturday, the Daily Telegraph in partnership with Carlton United Breweries, Woolworths (BWS) and New South Wales Rugby League offered readers a free “limited edition” can of Victoria Bitter (VB)…

From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference

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The Australasian Juvenile Justice Administrators (AJJA) and the Griffith Criminology Institute are proud to announce From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference. Informed by the Principles of Youth…