Powdered alcohol/ palcohol may be banned in Queensland before it even reaches our shores. Palcohol makes drinking on the go easy, all you need is a sachet of the powder, you just add water. There are major concerns around regulation and safety prompting Victorian authorities to ban the substance with NSW busy drafting legislation to do the […]
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It appears humans aren’t the only ones who like consuming alcohol. Scientists have discovered that chimpanzees also drink alcohol for recreation. Watch the video below to learn more.
Even more reason to ensure Responsible Service of Alcohol laws are enforced has come to light in the revelation that the number of Australian women presenting at hospital emergency rooms due to alcohol related violence is at an all time high. According to a study by The National Drug Research Institute, women being injured due to […]
The ban on powdered alcohol (palchol) which was instituted in Victoria will not be enforced nationally, with each state having to make the decision on whether or not to ban palcohol. The ban in Victoria will be enforced from 1 July 2015. Read more here.
We’ve heard that mixing alcohol and energy drinks is bad for you, but does that go for all caffeine drinks? This video explains why you should avoid mixing caffeine drinks with alcohol.
A new study has revealed that the number of young women drinking to dangerous levels is rising. The number of young women presenting at hospital has risen, a study has shown. Whereas the number of men who presented in hospital due to alcohol rose by 30 per cent, the number of women rose by […]
A man was killed at a jazz club in the US with just a single punch. Watch this video which highlights why Responsible Service of Alcohol is such an important issue.
Most adults would agree that alcohol can be seriously damaging to young people, to their health, safety and wellbeing. Many parents choose to forbid their children from drinking alcohol at all but there are many that choose to provide alcohol to their kids so that they can “control” the amount they consume, rather than have […]
An article on News.com.au recently discussed what it’s like to live with an alcoholic, something we all hope to never have to experience, none the less it is still an informative post and a deterrent for binge drinking, which is the leading cause of alcoholism. The article tells the story of Anne Morshead who actually […]
According to a report on Adelaidenow.com.au the instances of drunk passengers causing disturbances on public buses is quite a common occurrence. The post on Adelaidenow.com.au quoted statistics from Transfield Services which revealed that drunk passengers and those drinking alcohol were responsible for almost half of the incidents on buses travelling on 2 of Adelaide’s busiest […]