Ambo speaks out after being punched in head by drunk

Story Published: 17 Dec 2015

THE brutal weekend attack of a Gold Coast paramedic brought back memories for Rockhampton’s Bethany Martin.

Alcohol, Ambulance Officers, Editors Picks, Paramedic, Rockhampton, Violence

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

Heavy boozers slurping it up

Story Published: 20 Jan 2016

HEAVY Australian drinkers account for almost 75% of all alcohol consumed across the country.

Alcohol, Alcohol Abuse, Australia, Fare

Lazarus to push for inquiry into alcohol fuelled violence

Story Published: 2 Feb 2016

INDEPENDENT senator Glenn Lazarus is calling for a Senate Inquiry as part of a pledge to reduce the "scourge" of alcohol...

Alcohol, Cole Miller, Editors Picks, Glen Lazarus, Politics, Violence

Vet warning: Alcohol can be deadly for your pet

Story Published: 4 Dec 2015

WHILE many of us will be absorbed in merriment over Christmas, the Australian Veterinary Association says we should leave...

Alcohol, Drinking, Pets

Darling Downs mums drink while pregnant: shock stats

Story Published: 17 Sep 2015

TWENTY-EIGHT babies born on the Darling Downs in one year were born addicted to alcohol, shocking new statistics reveal.

Alcohol, Baby, Health, Mother, Pregnancy

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

Many schoolies planning drug use

Story Published: 26 Nov 2015

AT LEAST a fifth of teenagers heading to Schoolies this year intend to use drugs, and up to half of those plan to combine...

Alcohol, Drugs, Schoolies

Alcohol hits emergency departments at peak-times

Story Published: 24 Nov 2015

EMERGENCY medical experts have urged other states to follow Queensland and New South Wales’ example of cutting alcohol...

Alcohol, Emergency Departments

What happens to our bodies when we're drunk?

Story Published: 22 Dec 2015

AS A chemical, alcohol is a very simple molecule, but its effects on the brain are quite complex.

Alcohol, Drinking, Health

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