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Category Archives: Get Involved

Calling for your favourite GrogWatch moments

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We started GrogWatch 14 years ago to help give a voice to the community and advocate for the reduction of alcohol related harms. Now, over 250 newsletters later, there are…

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)…

Survey: Enhancing access to AOD services

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The Drug and Alcohol Multicultural Education Centre (DAMEC) is commissioning a survey titled Together Enhancing Accessibility to improve practices that make alcohol and other drug services more accessible for culturally and…

Survey for specialists in Alcohol Use Disorder

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The University of South Australia is surveying healthcare professionals to investigate the therapeutic commitments related to helping patients with alcohol use disorder. People who work at hospitals, clinics or private practices…

Community funding: Don’t need drinks to dance

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One of the eight ideas developed from the ABC Heywire Regional Youth Summit was focused on reducing alcohol abuse, and now communities are able to apply for funding to put that idea…

Students have a say in WA

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WA Police have recently launched their ‘Community Safety Champions’ campaign, aimed at students between 12-18 years old. Supported by Mandurah Lions Club, students are encouraged to form groups of 3…

Shop: Your Shout DVD

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The Your Shout: An honest discussion about alcohol by young people for young people DVD is now available from the Australian Drug Foundation’s online shop. It’s an educational DVD that features a…

Survey: The Other Talk improvements

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The University of Newcastle is working with the Australian Drug Foundation to help develop and improve on resources like The Other Talk. If you’re a parent to children aged 12-17,…

Video: VicHealth launches Innovation Challenge

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VicHealth has produced a short video to support the launch of their Innovation Challenge campaign. The Challenge looks for ideas to change Victoria’s drinking culture either by reducing the overall…

Brain injury and alcohol

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Recently GrogWatch received this correspondence from Nick Rushworth, Executive Officer, Brain Injury Australia. Acquired brain injury can be caused by stroke, by trauma, by infection, by neurological diseases like Parkinson’s or Huntington’s. And…