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Alcohol is always in the headlines. Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and current affairs about alcohol, alcohol-related harm, and community responses.
 

Drinking with parents does not prevent later risky drinking

22nd November 2015 •   posted in
Drinking alcohol with parents does not protect teenagers from engaging in risky drinking behaviour, a new studyby the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has found. Read full article here: https://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/news/drinking-parents-does-not-prevent-later-risky-drinking  


Perth Sunday session trading hours extended

18th November 2015 •   posted in
Perth pubs and nightclubs can now keep their doors open longer on Sundays under new liquor laws that come into effect this weekend. Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/wa-news/perth-sunday-session-trading-hours-extended-20151117-gl0yml.html#ixzz3rstJ1XNY


Revised lockout laws will curb alcohol-fuelled violence, Queensland A-G says

17th November 2015 •   posted in
Labor’s plan to revise lockout laws will significantly reduce levels of alcohol-fuelled violence, Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath says. Read full article here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-08/revised-lockout-laws-will-curb-alcohol-fuelled-violence-ag-says/6922240 

Adults ignore alcohol laws designed to protect children

17th November 2015 •   posted in
Australians are breaking the law by supplying alcohol to under-age drinkers because they do not believe they will get caught, a study shows. Read the full article here: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/30044120/parents-break-liquor-law-by-giving-to-children/  


The rise of the sober students: Fresher Week has never been so teetotal

28th October 2015 •   posted in
Across the UK, Freshers Week 2015 has been notable for its squeaky-clean schedule. Instead of cheesy pop nights powered by £2 shots, first year students have been treated to a line-up of alcohol-free shisha lounges and dry silent discos. Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/student-life/11874429/The-rise-of-the-sober-students-Freshers-Week-has-never-been-so-teetotal.html



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