Study Shows Liquor outlets promote drinking in Kids

I could hardly believe what I was reading when I discovered that children as young as 12 years old were being influenced to drink because of living in areas with a high density of liquor outlets. [...]

Sydney Pubs not facing restrictions fear Impact of new alcohol laws

The new alcohol laws have been welcomed by many as the solution to many of the alcohol fuelled harms in NSW but there are a handful of pubs that trade all night which fall outside of the state [...]

Research Shows Aussie Drinkers Preferences Changing

An interesting article on Newsmaker.com.au recently discussed research by Roy Morgan into the drinking behaviour of Australians which revealed that Aussie alcohol consumers are becoming less [...]

Greens Push for Alcohol Ad Ban

According to reports in the media, the Greens have indicated their plan to push for a ban on the promotion of alcohol in sport in an effort to close the loophole which is allowing the alcohol [...]

Anti-Violence Crackdown sweeps Sydney

Under harsh new measures announced by NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell a few weeks ago pubs and clubs in Sydney’s CBD and the Kings Cross District will now be required to enforce a 1:30am lockout and [...]

Government Agency wants Crackdown on Alcohol Advertising

Alcohol abuse has become a major problem for the hospitality industry but now it appears it may also be affecting the alcohol industry whose advertising may soon face stricter regulation if a key [...]

Sydney CBD Lockouts Begin February

We are just a week away from the implementation of the new liquor law reforms in New South Wales, meant to help combat alcohol fuelled street violence in the state. As announced by NSW Premier [...]

Violence Filled Weekend in Rockhampton gets Police Attention

As we approach the Christmas and New Years time of year, police are issuing a warning to revellers in Rockhampton to behave! Last weekend police embarked on a crackdown on alcohol related [...]

RSA update: One Alcohol Fuelled Punch can result in a Fatality

Something that may surprise a lot of people is the fact that many alcohol fuelled assaults which have turned fatal are actually the result of just one punch. According to statistics one-punch [...]

NZ Research Shows one in five songs refer to alcohol

New research conducted in New Zealand has revealed that one in five Top Ten songs in the pop charts contain references to alcohol. According to the researchers, the number of hit songs that refer [...]