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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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Abbott urged by O’Farrell Government to hold national Alcohol Summit

According to media reports, the O’Farrell Government is expected to urge Prime Minister Tony Abbott to show leadership on the issue of alcohol abuse and has also backed calls for a national alcohol summit which the Australian Medical Association made

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Thomas Kelly’s parents urge premier to act on alcohol-fuelled violence

The parents of slain teenager Thomas Kelly who fell victim to alcohol fuelled violence in the notorious Kings Cross District have urged the premier to act to end this scourge. Thomas’s parents were disappointed and grief-stricken when their son’s killer

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Study Finds Alcohol Does not cause Depression

According to clinical neuroscientists from The University of Western Australia, there is no truth to the belief that alcohol directly causes depression. This has been a long standing belief however scientists have now disproved this theory. According to a Professor

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Minister Warns That Alcohol and Water Shouldn’t Mix This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again and many of us will be enjoying a lot more time outdoors with the weather heating up. It’s the time of year we look forward to the most and is characterized by fun in

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Ensuring Minors do not Get Access to Alcohol

The problem of alcohol consumption among children has once again come under the spotlight and now a study is revealing that children as young as 12 years old who live in areas saturated with liquor outlets are more likely to

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Addressing Common Misconceptions about Alcohol

There are certain misconceptions that most people hold and perpetuate relating to the consumption of alcohol but I recently came across an article on which discussed some of the commonly believed myths about drinking and attempted to debunk them.

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