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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reflections on Youth

Reflections on Youth

Dear GrogWatch, Having not been a young male for some years, I am reflecting back upon what it was like. The world at your feet, friends that mean everything, a…

Alcohol & Young People

Your View

Kids as young as 14 are consuming alcohol, according to surveys. The industry seeks to get kids hooked on alcohol even though they are underage. They come up with novel…

Availability of Alcohol in Aboriginal Communities

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GrogWatch asked A/Prof Peter d’Abbs, noted researcher from the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin, for his view of the conflict in the Northern Territory and Queensland over the…

New report: Australia’s wine glut

Australia's Wine Glut

This new report from the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education examines the balance of supply and demand within Australia’s wine markets. Some key points: Over the last 15 years,…

How to talk to your kids about alcohol

Dealing with drug issues for 9 to 14 year-olds is an educational booklet for parents who want to start talking to their children about alcohol and other drugs. It provides…

Grogwatch Applauds Communities in Action

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Our ability to unite, collaborate and participate on matters relating to where we live is vital in enabling strong communities and healthy people. Communities experience a range of impacts resulting…

Alcohol and Racing

Your View

Hello, They are at it again. Last week was sport, this week it is motor sport. With almost half the motor deaths attributable to alcohol who needs an association of…

Remebering a Pioneer

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Hello, I read in the SMH that George Paciullo, a former member of the NSW parliament has died. It is worth noting that he brought in random breath tests in…

Over 130 Attend DrugInfo Seminar

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Over 130 people attended last week’s DrugInfo Seminar in person and online.  Attendees from as far as Byron Bay to Perth heard lively debate and discussion from a panel of…

Are you attending this week’s DrugInfo Seminar?

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Interested in learning about how alcohol can be managed in your community? Join us at the free DrugInfo seminar and webinar in the State Library of Victoria this Thursday 11…