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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Media Release: Last Drinks at 12

NSW Police Association declares support for the Last Drinks at 12 request for ILGA intervention in Byron Bay 28 November 2013 The NSW Police Association has backed thecampaign by local…

What makes a good bloke?

What's the worth of a good bloke?

Like lots of Australians, we like cricket. And we like to listen to the ABC’s radio broadcast, even when we’re watching the telly. We think the ABC broadcasters have a…

26 November 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Lockout laws have cut violence by a quarter, claims SA Government Yahoo 7 26 November 2013 The South Australian Government says its new lockout laws are already working to curb…

Have you ever felt afraid when your partner has been drinking?

As we approach the start of the ‘silly season,’ what should be a time of fun and celebration with friends and family can also have a darker side. A new…

NSW State Opposition serious about alcohol policy

The NSW State Opposition has said it wants to see licensing restrictions like those which have been very successful in Newcastle. GrogWatch congratulates them on looking at the evidence of…

Is alcohol essential to the night time economy?

Is alcohol essential to the night time economy

It’s 10pm, you have just left the restaurant, where do you go now? A bar? If you don’t want to drink, if you don’t want to be around people who…

19 November 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Pregnant women getting wrong message about alcohol ABC 19 November 2013 Doctors and health advocates say pregnant women are still getting mixed messages about drinking alcohol. The National Health and…

New report: Getting interlock schemes right

Alcohol ignition interlock schemes (AIIS) are a strategy that is used by many jurisdictions to address drink driving. The Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), part of the University of…

The Other Side: Sober bar and entertainment venue

The concept for a sober bar really didn’t come from one particular event or idea. It was something that just came out of extra space we had in our warehouse,…

Digital Marketing of Alcohol – new industry ‘best practise’ guidelines

The Management Committee of the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) has today published a guide, “Best Practice for the Responsible Marketing of Alcohol Beverages in Digital Marketing“. Comment below to…