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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…

Event: Mindfulness in alcohol and other drugs work


Turning Point is providing a one day introductory training course on Mindfulness based interventions for working in the alcohol and drug sector. The course is designed for those working in…

New Report: Victoria’s drinking culture

VicHealth and RMIT University have released a new report, Drinking-related lifestyles: exploring the role of alcohol in Victorians’ lives. Along with the qualitative and quantitative reports, there is a research summary…

How community action impacts on alcohol

Community action

GrogWatch supports and encourages communities to take action against alcohol-related harms, but what are the areas where community can make the most impact? We asked Anthony Shakeshaft, Associate Professor and…

Does your workplace have a drinking problem?

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Last week’s Big Idea in the Fairfax media asked the question: Does your workplace have a drinking problem? With alcohol consumption responsible for up to 11% of non-fatal injuries and 5%…

30 July 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Does your workplace have a drinking problem? The Age 26 July 2012 In my first job after uni I worked for a construction company as a site secretary while they…

Do first jobs encourage underage drinking?

Do first jobs encourage underage drinking - GrogWatch Top Story

It’s concerning that one in five 16 – 17 year olds drink risky amounts of alcohol at least once a month, especially because we know it may damage their developing…

New workplace alcohol and drug E-learning


Do you work for an organisation that has an existing alcohol and drug policy and training program? Today the Australian Drug Foundation launched a new alcohol and drug E-learning program….