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Operation Saber Launched to Crack Down on Alcohol Fuelled Crime

The Brisbane Water Police have launched a new operation to crack down on alcohol fuelled crime in the Central West area. This time of the year alcohol related violence usually surges in the area because of the number of revellers

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Children who Talk Early more likely to Drink as Teens

Researchers from the University of Helsinki claim that children with advanced verbal skills are more likely to drink as teenagers. According to the recent study conducted by researchers at the university, children who begin speaking at an early age are

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Drunken Violence Takes its Toll on St Vincent’s Hospital

St. Vincent’s Hospital has become synonymous for too many patients because of the number of alcohol related admissions. A recent look into a typical Saturday night at the hospital is alarming and a reminder why we need to continue to

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Binge Drinking Bad for Bone Healing

The link between alcohol consumption and bone strength and regeneration has been established by numerous studies. Moderate drinking has now been hailed as the solution to weak bones in post-menapausal women who often suffer from osteoporosis and other bones diseases.

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FARE wants Venues charged according to size

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) a leading alcohol awareness group wants venues in NSW that serve alcohol to pay much higher licence fees more frequently in order to help fund the high cost of alcohol abuse. According

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Research shows Aussies still Ignoring Alcohol Warnings

Despite all the attention that alcohol has been getting and in particularly the call to drink in moderation, Australian drinkers seem to be ignoring the warnings. According to the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Aussie drinkers are still choosing to

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Tips for enforcing RSA Rules

It is important that employees within the hospitality industry involved with serving alcohol are well aware of their responsibilities in terms of Responsible Service of Alcohol, not only to avoid fines, potential job loss and alcohol fuelled incidents but also

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Teens in Rehab Speak Out

One of the most problematic and also relevant issues relating to Responsible Service of Alcohol at the moment is its effect on the youth, minors in particular. While the law is clear that alcohol should never be served to minors,

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Driving under the influence facts and stats

[video_left][video_frame] [iframe url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/9iGgRVl-WFE?feature=player_embedded” width=”572″ height=”312″] [/video_frame] [video_text] [/video_text][/video_left] Source: https://www.serenitygroup.com/driving-under-the-influence-facts-and-stats

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NSW Bureau of Statistics show Reduction in Violence

Some very encouraging figures have been released by the NSW Bureau of Statistics, Crime and Research (BOCSAR) which indicate that licenced venues in NSW have experienced a significant decrease in assaults and violent incidents, progress which the industry have attributed

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