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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…

2015 in a nutshell

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Our Grogwatch year for 2015 has come to an end. We have enjoyed bringing Grogwatch to you throughout 2015 and we have been gratified by the contributions and feedback we…

Taking action together on secondary supply laws

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So many of us have been there. Exams are done. The shenanigans for muck-up day are sorted. A friend just turned 18 and can grab a slab of beer for us…

Video: Caught AFL finals fever: Don’t drink drive.

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Transport Accident Commission has embarked on a new campaign, sending a strong message to Victorians about drink driving as they gear up for AFL finals. “If you think you’re over,…

Video: Don’t be that guy

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Can a cup of coffee sober you up? Can a few litres of water? How about some greasy food? The Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) and Condobilin Youth Volunteers have…

Teaching kids to P.A.R.T.Y.

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In April the ACT government announced funding for the P.A.R.T.Y. program to be trialled in Canberra Hospital. ACT Minister for Health Simon Corbell said the program “takes students into Canberra…

Parents: two conversations you should have with your child before schoolies

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Last week in Grogwatch we talked about some basic questions and tips for parents in the lead up to schoolies season. This week we provide some suggested conversations you should have…

Parents: three things you have to know about planning schoolies

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Around 40,000 schoolies flock to the Gold Coast each year for a well-earned celebration of 13 years of study, and thousands more head to places like Byron Bay, Bali and…

It’s time we got on the same (Facebook) page

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As health promoters, we know we can’t ever expect to spend the same dollars that big booze companies do on encouraging us to drink. It’s hard to compete directly with…

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…