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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Will you help stop the carnage?

Last drinks

The Last Drinks coalition are currently campaigning to curb alcohol-fuelled harm on our streets. Alcohol-fuelled violence continues to be a major problem for local communities around NSW. For emergency service…

T’is the season to be jolly

Christmas banner

From all of us at the Australian Drug Froundation we wish you safe and happy holidays and remember be safe this Christmas. Enjoy yourself with those around you by: Pacing…

Operation Unite

Police

Operation Unite was conducted over the weekend throughout Australia and New Zealand. Operation Unite is a joint initiative of Police Commissioners across Australia and New Zealand.  Its focus is to…

Australasian College Emergency Medicine supports ‘Last Drinks at 12′

Dr Anthony Cross on behalf of the Australasian College Emergency Medicine has written a formal letter to the Chairperson of Sydney’s Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority expressing their support of…

Drug and alcohol related harms in Victoria – new statistics released

Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre has published the latest issue of the Victorian Drug Statistics Handbook, which provides an overview of the use of alcohol and drugs, and associated…

Compete for cash and change our drinking culture

Name That Point

GrogWatch is giving away money! Well it’s not us really. It’s VicHealth, kicking off its Culture Change program with a NameThatPoint competition. There’s a point during drinking when the evening…

10 December 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Police oppose alcohol at Maitland fireworks Newcastle Herald 9 Decdember 2013 Maitland police have formally opposed plans to allow New Year’s Eve revellers to have a drink at the city’s…

Grogwatch: Finalist in 2013 Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Awards

The Australian Drug Foundation’s Community Alcohol Action Network – which includes GrogWatch - has been named a Finalist in VicHealth’s Health Promotion Foundation Awards. We’re honoured and excited to be recognised. We’re up against…

3 December 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Health experts alarmed over boom in Facebook alcohol ads ABC News 3 December 2013 Health experts have expressed alarm about the proliferation of Facebook pages promoting binge drinking, with a…

STOP. One punch can kill.

STOP. One punch can kill.

STOP. One punch can kill aims to unite all people who have been affected by senseless acts of violence in an effort to work towards creating a safer community. You…