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These Are NSW’s Best Wines

New South Wales’ best wines have been named at the 2015 Pier One Sydney Harbour NSW Wine Awards. The biggest winner was Nick O’Leary Wines which took the Wine of the Year title for its 2014 Shiraz. These were just some of

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New Rules for NSW come into Effect

The new liquor laws for NSW came into effect last week and this past weekend was the first during which licenced venues in Sydney’s entertainment districts had to implement lockouts and last drinks calls. While many believe that these new

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Harbour Boats Serving Alcohol Face New Controls

According to senior NSW police, party boats on Sydney Harbour are unfairly exempt from the harsh liquor laws and regulations that apply to other licence venues, making them mere “pubs without rules”. Apparently the party boats are causing huge problems

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NSW warned to Change Alcohol Habits

The public in NSW have been urged by both the state premier and police commissioner to change their ways and culture of binge drinking after hundreds of arrests linked to alcohol fuelled violence during Operation Unite recently. The national blitz

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NSW Government to Ease Alcohol Restrictions

The government of NSW has recently released its new guidelines on alcohol promotion, prompting the opposition and Greens to declare the alcohol lobby the winner, much to their dismay. The new guidelines ban the use of merchandise, interactive games or

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Alcohol Measures to be implemented in NSW

Members of the hospitality industry and Responsible Service of Alcohol staff in particular need to be aware of the new alcohol measures being implemented by the NSW state government to help curb binge drinking and alcohol fuelled misconduct in the

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Police to fight Alcohol-related violence in night hot-spots

Revellers who take to the streets in Sydney’s hotspots should be aware that police intend on taking a very firm approach to alcohol-related misconduct especially over the weekend. According to the NSW opposition, police should begin their fight by introducing

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NSW RSA Update: Teenage Drinking Declines

In light of the numerous warnings about the danger of alcohol to youngsters and the limitless body of evidence about the harm alcohol can do to teenagers it seems that the problem of teen drinking is finally declining, a recent

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Alcohol Abuse costing the state over $1 billion a year

According to the New South Wales Auditor General, Peter Achterstraat alcohol abuse is costing the state government agencies over $1biilion a year. It is the first time that the Auditor General commissioned research to determine the cost incurred by police,

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