Tag Archives: Responsible Service of Alcohol

Online Tool Helps you Determine If You Have a Drinking Problem

An online tool released in the United States helps people with drinking problems, particularly those with alcohol-use disorder (AUD) – a medical condition that can be severe or mild. The Alcohol Treatment Navigator, developed by the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for people who are concerned about their drinking but don’t know […]

Here’s How to Drink Moderately

With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s as good a time as any to get your drinking under control, particularly given all the temptation you’re likely to face over the coming months. If you’re trying to start drinking more responsibly and moderately, here are some things you should remember. 1. Keep in mind why you […]

Study Reveals The Woes of Alcohol Abuse Worldwide

Sobering statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) are a reminder of why Responsible Service of Alcohol is an important factor in minimising alcohol harm in Australia. According to the analysis of numerous studies and data from around the world, alcohol is to blame for 3 million deaths worldwide – 5 per cent of all […]

How Alcohol Affects the Behaviour of an Alcoholic

As a drinker no one has to tell you that alcohol affects the way you behaviour, especially when you overdo it. The effects are different for everyone, with some people becoming overly chatty, some withdrawn, others rude and obnoxious, while some notice little difference in their personality. When it comes to alcohol dependence and alcoholism, […]

NT Introduces Minimum Alcohol Price

The minimum charge for a standard drink in the Northern Territory has been set at $1.30 as of 1 October 2018. The NT became the first Australian jurisdiction to introduce an alcohol floor price, following a similar move by countries like Scotland and Canada. The change will mostly affect the cost of cask wine. Public […]

Victoria’s Supply of Liquor to Minors Laws Changed

Earlier this year the Victorian Government passed the Liquor and Gambling Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (LGLA Act), making a number of amendments to the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (LCR Act). Under the amendments liquor licensees are affected and the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has called on licensees to understand their […]

Do You Drink More Than The Average Australian?

According to statistics we only drink about 72 per cent as much alcohol per person as they did in the 1970s. When it comes to beer, we drink only 40 per cent of what they did back then. What has increased, is our love of wine. The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated that 21 per […]

A Beer That Will Never Make You Drunk

Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has released a beer that tastes and smells like the usual but has absolutely no alcohol. The brewery  one of the country’s oldest, says people have been asking for it and they finally answered, a beer that doesn’t contain alcohol but also doesn’t compromise on taste. The beer is aimed […]

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