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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Reflect and Recognise: we can make a difference

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This week is National Reconciliation Week (NRW), and it’s a time for all of us to reflect and to recognise the traditional owners and custodians of this land called Australia. …

Win a Village Cinema Gold Class Double Pass

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Would you like a chance to win a Village Cinema Gold Class double pass?   Help the Australian Drug Foundation better understand and improve the Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)…

ALCOHOL NEEDS SPORT MORE THAN SPORT NEEDS ALCOHOL

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Last Saturday, the Daily Telegraph in partnership with Carlton United Breweries, Woolworths (BWS) and New South Wales Rugby League offered readers a free “limited edition” can of Victoria Bitter (VB)…

From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference

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The Australasian Juvenile Justice Administrators (AJJA) and the Griffith Criminology Institute are proud to announce From Evidence to Practice: The 2nd Australasian Youth Justice Conference. Informed by the Principles of Youth…

Celebrate, inebriate and commiserate

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By now everyone must know Leicester City, a minnow in British soccer, won the Premier League Football Championship. At season start it was an impossible dream for the small, comparatively…

SARRAH National Conference

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This year SARRAH National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals takes the theme of “It takes a village to raise a child”. A village approach implies that there is…

The 4th National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference- Adelaide

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The 4th National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference, Showing Initiative: AOD Interventions Required to Close the Gap by 2030,will highlight the contributing role that harmful alcohol and other drugs use…

Trust us, we are responsible?

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Australia, like many other countries in the world, operates under a notion of a free market. Where demand and supply dominate, with little or no government control.  However Government has…

New Zealand policymakers look at the big picture on alcohol marketing

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A Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship reviewed the issue of alcohol advertising and sponsorship in New Zealand in 2014. The inquiry was conducted by a number of government…

SHine SA: Yarning Up Forum Adelaide

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The Yarning Up forum aims to bring together workers and community members to share and promote the quality of work and research being done in the areas of Sexual Health,…