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St Kilda Traders Resist Alcohol Ban following Violence

St Kilda’s become synonymous with drunkenness and bad behaviour especially over the holidays as scores of revellers make their way to the area. That led to police calling for a foreshore alcohol ban, in the hopes that it would prevent

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A Nutritionist Advises The Healthiest Alcohol

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and with that will probably come partying and more partying but before you wreck your diet and break your healthy eating habits that you’ve been so dedicated to all year, consider what a nutritionist

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Party-goers Say Alcohol Prices Promoting Drug Use

While authorities push up the price of alcohol in the hopes of curbing abuse, young Australians are being driven to buy illegal drugs instead, which is illegal. Young people have admitted that spending $30 on a pill is preferable when

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Diageo’s Anti-Underage Drinking Program Goes Around Australia

Diageo Australia has taken its successful education project The Smashed Project back to the ACT and introduced it to Victoria. The project is a theatre-in-education project that attempts to address the dangers of underage drinking and reducing alcohol-related harm to

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Mayor Says The Northern Territory’s Controversial Alcohol Floor Price Is Doomed To Failure

The Northern Territory’s alcohol floor price has been a source of contention with Darwin mayor being the latest to criticise the effectiveness of the plan. Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis said alcoholics will pay anything for a fix so a

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Experts Say You Shouldn’t Put Vodka in the Freezer

We’ve probably all gotten the advice before that vodka should be stored in the freezer but now an expert says we shouldn’t. According to vodka expert and creator of Grey Goose vodka, Francois Thibault, this is the last thing we

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The World Needs Stricter Alcohol Policies – Study Claims

According to a new report by global health and development organisations the world needs stricter alcohol policies if we are to overcome alcohol related problems. The report titled Trouble Brewing: Making the Case for Alcohol Policy, it was put forth

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Pregnancy Drinking Warning Labels on Bottles Made Compulsory

After 7 years of lobbying by health ministers, soon every bottle of alcohol in Australia will carry a pregnancy warning label. In 2011 alcohol companies were given a 7 year window to implement the labels and currently 75 per cent

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Tips to Help You Drink Responsibly

If your drinking has gotten out of hand or you’re just trying to cut down, you may want to consider these tips to help you drink moderately and responsibly. 1. Understand why you should drink less Whether you’re concerned about

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Three Million Killed due to Harmful Alcohol Use

Three million people worldwide are killed annually due to harmful alcohol use, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO). The report says the number of people who died due to harmful alcohol use in 2016, represented 1

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