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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Writing Workshops

Two writing workshops for people with lived experience of AOD misuse and/or mental illness Banyule Community Health’s AOD peer support group will run two writing workshops in November and December….

Workplace Party Time

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As the Spring Racing Carnival makes its annual appearance it reminds us that the workplace party season is almost upon us. Regardless of our occupation, or place of work, it’s…

OPTIMISTIC STILL, WITH A LONG WAY TO GO

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GrogWatch has reported in the past about the downward trend of alcohol consumption by young people. We have celebrated the great news that fewer underage young people are drinking alcohol….

Applied Research in Crime and Justice Conference

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The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, in partnership with the Griffith Criminology Institute, is convening the 4th annual Applied Research in Crime and Criminal Justice Conference. This conference…

The Pub with no beer – for just 3 hours!

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The recent decision by the Premier of NSW to reverse the ban on the greyhound industry has given hope to the people who think the current liquor licensing restrictions, colloquially…

VAADA 2017 Conference

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The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) 2017 Conference will provide practitioners and other stakeholders in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector with the opportunity to take stock, showcase…

We still have a long way to go

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There are 5 million Australians who put themselves and others at risk of injury and accidents, including drink driving, and the added risk of losing control and unleashing aggression and…

Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) 2016 Gathering

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The Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) is made up of over 35 organisations from Australia and New Zealand offering therapeutic community and residential rehabilitation to adolescents, adults, and families. The…

REVIEW OF SYDNEY’S ‘LOCKOUT LAWS’ COMPLETE

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Former High Court Justice Ian Callinan has completed his independent review of Sydney’s ‘lockout laws’. New South Wales amended the Liquor Law to impose an earlier closing time for licensed…

National Primary Health Care Conference 2016

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The National Primary Health Care (NPHC) Conference 2016 is a platform for the whole primary health care community and professionals to come together in a supportive and collaborative environment to…