Jail for drinking three cartons of beer before driving

Story Published: 1 Jun 2015

A MAN who was caught drink-driving in Mount Morgan after admittedly downing three cartons of beer during the course of the...

Alcohol, Court, Dangerous Driving, Drink Driving, Editors Picks, Police

How much of our $150b welfare goes up in smoke?

Story Published: 13 Jul 2015

AUSTRALIA has always prided itself on being the land of the fair go. But how far do we really have to go in giving those...

Alcohol, Cigarettes, Editors Picks, Opinion, Welfare

Let’s toast to the changes in Australia's drinking culture

Story Published: 9 May 2015

THE manager of O'Dowd's Irish pub, Michael Fallon, has seen some changes in Australia's drinking culture these past few...

Alcohol, Australian Culture, Binge Drinking

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

Story Published: 7 May 2015

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of...

Alcohol, Cannabis, Drink Driving, Drug Driving, Drug Testing, Mardigrass

Don't go it alone: Coast businesswoman on beating alcoholism

Story Published: 23 Jun 2015

UNTIL she quit “cold turkey”, Monique Parker didn’t realise how much she had used alcohol as a crutch.

Addiction, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Drinking, Editors Picks

Drink ‘drug of choice’ for over-40s

Story Published: 24 Apr 2015

THE number of Australians over 40 years old seeking help for alcohol addiction is rising but there are fewer younger people...

Addiction, Alcohol, Drugs, Health

Aussie alcohol brands glamorising binge drinking: study

Story Published: 21 May 2015

ALCOHOL companies are breaching their own advertising codes on Facebook and glamorising excessive drinking, a new study...

Alcohol, Binge Drinking, Editors Picks, Health

24-hour bullies push our kids over the edge

Story Published: 25 Jul 2015

EXPERTS from around the world have attended a conference in Brisbane this week to search for solutions to the problems...

Alcohol, Bullying, Education, Violence, Youth

More grog in the town, more violence at home: research

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

IT’S the volatile mix that’s destroying hundreds of Australian families every day: a propensity for aggression combined...

Addiction, Alcohol, Domestic Violence, Drinking, Terrorathome

Venue owner fined $1500 for serving alcohol to drunk patron

Story Published: 12 May 2015

A GYMPIE venue has been fined in court for providing alcohol to a patron that was already drunk.

Alcohol, Responsible Service Of Alcohol

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