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Tag Archives: Secondary Supply

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…

A capital idea: Secondary supply served in ACT

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Legislation to introduce a ‘secondary supply’ law was moved in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) parliament last week: the ACT is to ban supply of alcohol to young people unless…

ACT introduces secondary supply law

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Last week the ACT Parliament introduced a secondary supply law, at long last. The law will prevent minors being supplied with alcohol without parental consent, and brings the state into…

Here’s a tip: quit the sips

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One question we’re always asked is why do we have a problem with alcohol in Australia and the Europeans don’t? Parents who ask this question often refer to the ‘European’…

A question of consent

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Most jurisdictions in Australia now require a parent’s approval for the supply of alcohol to an underage person in private domestic settings. These include Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, Queensland and the…

Podcast #3: Secondary Supply Laws – ADF’s Geoff Munro

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In the third and final podcast in the series from Victoria’s Alcohol Policy Coalition, Australian Drug Foundation’s (ADF) very own Geoff Munro, National Policy Manager, discusses the importance of secondary…

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…

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…

Last-minute safe Schoolies tips

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It’s that time of the year again. With Schoolies and Leavers (WA) celebrations about to kick off for 2014, GrogWatch this week provides some last minute tips and advice for…

UPDATE community campaign to resist new pub and pokies in Casula

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Last week GrogWatch reported on the Casula community campaign to oppose the unwelcome imposition of a large late trading pub and pokies in their neighbourhood. This week we have an update which shows…