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 […]
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Recent data has shown that mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy are exposing their unborn babies to a greater long term risk than mothers who do hard core drugs while pregnant. Alarming statistics were released by ACT Health revealing that one baby is born addicted to drug, tobacco or alcohol every fortnight in Canberra. While […]
While we’ve been told that having a couple beers a day is okay, and won’t affect our health, researchers are saying that the current thresholds for safer alcohol use may need to be lowered. According to professors Wayne Hall and Jason Connor from the University of Queensland’s Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, guidelines for […]
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 […]
Mojito’s aren’t the only refreshing mint cocktail, this Mint Julep recipe is just as refreshing and only takes a few ingredients. Find out how to make it in the video below,
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you love classic cocktails but don’t wait to break your diet, here are 3 low calorie cocktail recipes to try that were adapted from classic cocktails. Which one’s your favourite?
If you want to start a home bar but don’t know where to begin with the shopping, here are a couple of essentials that you’ll need to make delicious cocktails.