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Monthly Archives: August 2013

27 August 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Disturbing alcohol emergency Echo Net Daily 23 August 2013 I would like to share my firsthand experience, working as an emergency specialist on the north coast, of alcohol-related violence, says…

Why isn’t alcohol on the national agenda?

Why isn't alcohol on the agenda

As the national election draws near it’s time to consider what solutions the political parties are offering to Australia’s alcohol problem. It’s worth remembering the cost to Australia from alcohol…

Dude, where’s my alcohol strategy?

Time for change

Alcohol is quite an issue at state level. Over the past two years NSW has investigated the Provision of Alcohol to Minors; South Australia inquired into the Sale and Consumption…

20 August 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Australian drinkers defying health guidelines, Centre for Alcohol Research finds Herald Sun 14 August 2013 Half of Australia’s drinkers consume alcohol in excess of the nation’s health guidelines putting themselves…

Safe partying guide

Safe partying guide

The Australian Drug Foundation has developed a ‘Safe partying guide for young people’. Our new guide helps young people – specifically those aged 10-17 years – to deal with alcohol sensibly at…

Alcohol and NSW – how is the state faring?

Alcohol and NSW

Last week the Audit Office of New South Wales released a report on the cost of alcohol abuse to the New South Wales Government. The brief of the audit was…

What’s the point of running an education campaign?

Alcohol in the news

GrogWatch has featured a number of education campaigns aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm over the years and congratulated the people who have run them. This week we ask Professor Steve…

13 August 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

What alcohol does to your teeth News.com.au 9 August 2013 An Aussie dentist wants us all to go easy on the red bull and vodkas because they’re eating away at…

6 August 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Community meeting to tackle Byron alcohol-related violence The Northern Star 2 August 2013 Organised by Byron community group Last Drinks at 12, the meeting will discuss ways to tackle the…

The state of Australian men’s health

Two new reports from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare bring together data on the health of Australian males. Some key statistics relating to alcohol include: 43% of males…