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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why parents shouldn’t be best friends with teenagers

Taylor - GrogWatch - 26 Mar 2013

I’ll never forget the night I drunkenly fell into a campfire. I see the burn scars every time I look into a mirror. At the time it happened I was…

Sign the WA secondary supply petition

Sign the WA secondary supply petition

A parent in Western Australia, Samantha Menezes, has started a petition to lobby the Government to introduce secondary supply legislation for alcohol in her state. Read more about the petition. Read…

App review: Newcastle After Dark


This app promotes personal safety in Newcastle at night and gives users the tools to travel around the area safely. Only one question remains: is it still user-friendly when you…

New report: Night life, intoxication and harms

New report: Night life, intoxication and harms

A new Australian study aims to fill some of the knowledge gaps around alcohol-related harms around licensed venues, focusing on levels of intoxication, the types of substances being consumed, energy…

Should parents introduce young people to alcohol?

GrogWatch - Should parents introduce alchol to young people- 26 Mar 2013

When I was much younger than I am today, my parents would give me a shot of red wine with water to have at dinner. The assumption was that if…

Good Sports wins HESTA Community Sector Award!


Last night our Good Sports program was awarded with a prestigious Hesta Community Sector Award! Awarded at a gala dinner as part of the ACOSS National Conference in Adelaide, the…

26 Mar 2013 – Today’s alcohol-related news

GrogWatch News Roundup - 26 Mar 2013

Alcohol fines push on parents The West Australian 25 Mar 2013 A WA mother of four is spearheading a campaign for laws to penalise adults who supply alcohol to youths…

Latest edition of PolicyTalk: Sharing responsibility

PolicyTalk: Sharing responsibility

Local government is a key setting for the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems and harms. But do local councils have the scope and power to influence the way…

Latest alcohol-related news roundup

Latest alcohol-related news roundup

Push for alcohol in supermarkets 18 Mar 2013 Coomera MP Michael Crandon says it is time to join the push for all supermarkets to sell beer, wine and spirits….

Last chance to win gold class cinema tickets!

ADIN alcohol & drug search directory

The Australian Drug Foundation is conducting a short online survey to better understand why people use the ADIN search directory. We invite anyone who has used ADIN in the past…