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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Some people can’t handle the truth

GrogWatch - Some people can't handle the truth

People who work to reduce alcohol-related harm won’t be surprised by Christian Kerr’s attack on them in The Australian (Nanny’s drinking problem, 22/01/13). Health promoters are used to being labelled…

Victoria’s new alcohol and drug strategy

Victoria's new alcohol and drug strategy

Last week Victoria released its strategy Reducing the alcohol and drug toll: Victoria’s plan 2013-2017. This strategy outlines a whole-of-government approach to preventing and reducing harms associated with alcohol and…

A sober view of alcohol

A sober view of alcohol - Fatal Vision Beer Goggles

Fatal Vision Beer Goggles are the latest new innovative teaching resource that can help to bring a sober view of alcohol into the classroom. The Goggles provide the chance for…

Drunken idiots lean heavily on police resources

Tim Cartwright, a deputy commissioner of the Victoria Police, comments on the culture of binge drinking and deliberate drunkenness. Read the full article in The Australian.

Police report record low arrests as Perth celebrates Australia Day

WA celebrated Australia Day in good spirits after police reported the number of arrests made over the course of the day were the “lowest on record”. Read the full article…

A non-drinking Australia Day

Carolyn Marcus discusses the difficulty of not drinking alcohol during Australia Day celebrations. Read the full article in the Telegraph. Read our DrugInfo fact sheet “Safe partying for all ages”….

Victoria Police crackdown on Australia Day

Australia Day has become the worst day for assaults, forcing Victoria Police to crackdown on drunken behaviour this weekend. On average, 115 assaults have been reported to police on Australia…

Australians all let us rejoice

GrogWatch: Australian's all let us rejoice

If you are watching the Australian Open, you will be in no doubt that Australia Day is nearly upon us. With every ad break we are reminded to stock up…

App reveiw: Teen Drinking Law

App review: Teen Drinking Law

This app is for parents who want to understand the Victorian laws on service of alcohol to minors, especially on private premises. The app is easy to understand and navigate. Read…

Help us improve our online shop!

GrogWatch: Help us improve our online shop!

We are working to improve our online shop and invite you to complete a short online survey to help us better understand the needs of customers who buy alcohol information…