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Monthly Archives: November 2014

App review: sober-house

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Most of the time in GrogWatch we promote apps or websites that our ADIN reviews have found to be very informative or worthy as a resource. Today’s app review is…

WA’s Samantha Menezes – secondary supply laws success at last

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Perth mother Samantha Menezes has been driving a campaign to introduce Secondary Supply (teen drinking) laws in Western Australia for nearly two years. Last week the WA Government announced they would introduce…

FASD Workshop – 11 December – Newcastle CDAT

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) represents the single largest form of non-genetic birth defects. FASD are a range of physical, mental and developmental disabilities that can occur in children born…

Podcast #2 : The role of planning in managing alcohol-related harm – urban planner Bonnie Rosen  

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GrogWatch is pleased to share the second in a new series of podcasts produced by Victoria’s Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC). In an interview with Bonnie Rosen, urban and social planner…

Not one more alcohol related death or injury in NSW

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‘Not one more’ is a campaign calling on the NSW political parties in the upcoming election to commit to stopping alcohol harms across NSW. Not one more from FARE on…

Breaking news: WA announces Secondary Supply laws – finally

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Regular readers of GrogWatch will know that we’ve been lobbying for all state and territories to introduce Secondary Supply legislation. We’re pleased to let readers know that Western Australia has…

Podcast #1 in a new series: Alcohol marketing and young people, with world expert David Jernigan

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GrogWatch is excited to share the first in a new series of podcasts produced by Victoria’s Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC). The first podcast in the series discusses alcohol marketing and…

WA teen dies from alcohol overdose

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Nicole Bicknell died during her own 18th birthday party that was held at her home in Perth just three weeks ago. Her death was reported yesterday. Nicole died after a…

App review: DrinkCoach

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DrinkCoach is a simple and visually appealling app offering a set of tools to track and record personal drinking behaviours and any negative outcomes. It also allows the user to set…

National Alcohol Summit sessions now available online

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The Australian Medical Association’s National Alcohol Summit was held in October, and examined the impact of excessive alcohol consumption. If you didn’t make it to Canberra for the conference, the…