Tag Archives: drinking

Alcohol and Drug Induced Violence against Paramedics Grows

New South Wales paramedics are being subjected to verbal and physical abuse at the hands of alcohol and drug affected people while on duty, and many are now admitting the threat of violence is just part of the territory. At least sixty times this year, paramedics have been assaulted, verbally and physically, the New South […]

Hoteliers Criticise Pokie Player Alcohol Ban in Tasmania

Hoteliers have criticised the alcohol ban placed on pokie players in Tasmania, dubbing the new restrictions as restrictive and harsh. The review of the Responsible Gambling Mandatory Code of Practice for Tasmania came into effect on May 1st. Customers in pubs will no longer be served alcohol if they are playing, seated or standing at […]

Australia’s Risky Drinking Habits Reveal

It’s official, The ACT is the healthiest state in Australia. According to a report based on 2011 data, alcohol and illicit drugs are the cause of one in 20 deaths in Australia. The new analysis by The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed that men are twice as likely to suffer health consequences as […]

Roadside Breath Tests and Crash Leads to Arrest

A driver who was caught by police in February at a stationary roadside breath test site was sentenced in local court and fined $880 and had his driver’s licence disqualified for five months. The  man was stopped by police and at first did not believe he was over the limit, saying that the device must […]

Is Alcohol Delivery Good or Bad?

If you own a hospitality business you may be wondering whether or not alcohol delivery is the next step? While the industry is growing and it’s popularity has skyrocketed, there are a few things to be aware of before offering this service to your customers – it’s crucial to weight the pros and cons. An […]