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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Prevention: The key to changing our binge drinking culture

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Today GrogWatch begins a series focussing on Community Prevention and Action.   Everyday when you leave your home, do you lock your doors? Why?  It’s because you know that if…

Alcohol and drugs affect everyone – infographic

This infographic presents statistics relating to our relationship with alcohol and other drugs in Australia. This image appears in our Z-card (fold-out business card) Australia’s affair with alcohol and other…

The 2014 Australian Winter School Conference

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The 2014 conference will provide an opportunity for delegates to examine treatment practice and approaches, discuss research and emerging trends and identify ways to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the…

Know Your Standards Week

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Know Your Standards Week is a week of activities held in NSW public libraries to raise awareness about alcohol and standard drinks. Know Your Standards Week will be held in…

School formals – should parents supply booze?

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Today’s GrogWatch features a guest post from Paul Dillon, Director and Founder of Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia (DARTA). Pre- and post- school formal parties (often referred to…

Event: Walking for Awareness – Walgett, NSW

Walking for Awareness is an opportunity to promote healthy lifestyles and raise awareness for the harm that can be caused to individuals, families, and communities by the misuse of alcohol…

Alcohol & its role in violence behind closed doors – an interview

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This week GrogWatch interviews Ingrid Wilson about the role alcohol plays in family and domestic violence. Ingrid is a PhD candidate at the Judith Lumley Centre at La Trobe University….

Seminar: Preventing alcohol and drug harms in your community

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We can’t rely on governments or harm reduction measures any longer to reduce the number of people who die or suffer each year from entirely preventable alcohol and other drug…

International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health

The 2nd International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH2014) will be held at the Free University in the Dutch capital city of Amsterdam from 5 – 8 October…

Road to Reconciliation

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National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. The dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful…