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Small Amounts of Alcohol Could Prolong Your Life

Having a cocktail now and then may actually be the secret to a long life. A study by researchers at the University of California carried out over the past 15 years, found that people who drank approximately 2 glasses of beer or wine a day were 18 per cent less likely to experience a premature […]

Anti-Anxiety Drug May Reverse Alcohol Effects on Brain

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology have found that an anti-anxiety drug has the ability to reverse the negative effects of alcohol on our brains. Researchers were able to reverse the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption in 2 weeks. The drug was effective in treating the anxiety-like behaviours associated with withdrawal […]

Alcohol Ban Extended on St Kilda Foreshore

The alcohol ban on St Kilda foreshore in Melbourne has been extended again by Port Phillip Council, a controversial decision that had councillors arguing that it would rob people of their civil rights. The ban is in place until April 3, after Easter as the council decides whether alcohol has an impact on tourism and […]

Having a Get-Together, Make This Island Inspired Punch

Having a get-together and looking for the perfect drink to share with friends, that’s also fast and simple for you to make, then this Rum Punch recipe using Captain Morgan rum is a great choice. Make use of the fresh, delicious summer fruits available in this bright, summery concoction and impress your friends at the […]

Learn to Make This Cool Cocktail

If there’s anything I love more than a traditional cocktail, is a twist on an old favourite, often improved. This Negroni Blitz cocktail is similar to the original Negroni but instead of Vermouth it uses Jagermeister, improving on that familiar bitter taste of the traditional Negroni. Here’s how its made,

Survey Reveals 16% River Users Have Been Drinking

According to a recent survey, about 16 per cent of people using NSW and Queensland rivers in January had been drinking alcohol. Perhaps even more surprising is the revelation that some people had blood alcohol level readings nearly 6.5 times higher than the 0.05 legal limit, which applies to adults driving a car or a […]

What Type of Drinker are You?

It’s obvious that people react differently to alcohol, just look at your friends and how you can identify different types of personalities when they drink. So what type of drinker are you? There are 4 types of drinkers according to a motivational model of alcohol use, that claims we drink because we expect it to […]