According to research from two universities, the much-maligned lockout laws do nothing to reduce alcohol consumption or violent assaults, they’ve clearly just moved the problem to other areas.
Emboldened by numerous studies, researchers believe that we should start putting warning labels on junk food, as we do with cigarettes and alcohol.
According to official statistics, the instances of alcohol-related assault is actually down this holiday period. Good job, guys.
Yesterday, the Government roundly knocked back the Greens’ plan to legalise cannabis. But what if it can solve a more damaging problem?
We sat down with the founder of Raw Culture Co, Maryann Chen, to discuss her innovative product, and how she traded in the boardroom for the start-up sphere.
With the entirety of Glebe Foreshore and most of Surry Hills set to become alcohol-free zones, is it a wise move from the Sydney council, or is it merely the nanny state locking the liquor cabinet?
Happy Easter! Our resident life coach/misanthrope has earnestly shared his sole recipe with us: alcoholic easter eggs. Might be a cry for help. Meh.
The trial of the card that stops welfare recipients from buying “non-essentials” like alcohol is complete. Alan Tudge has hailed it as a success, but almost half of the users disagree.
A place for the alcoholic homeless to receive alcohol in a safe and measured way: Rabbi Mendel Kastel explains how this new program could offer a pathway to truly turn lives around.
Matthew Lawry reckons it’s time we had a dedicated conversation about changing the way we conceptualise drinking in Australia…and it’s one that should begin with the Government.
Alcohol abuse is a problem in Australia, and despite the PM’s seemingly minor skolling of a beer on the weekend, it wasn’t a good look given his recent decrying of substance abuse and domestic violence.
Powdered alcohol, AKA Palcahol? Wine instead of working out? It’s the health apocalypse this week!! Well it beats the Walking Dead…right?
Paris Portingale reckons a cracking New Years Eve party (with a lot of booze) is enough to turn even the most hardened pessimist…unless his brother-in-law shows up.
Rich Jackson starts this week’s Long Reads with George Zimmerman and ends with an encounter with the Mexican mafia, Los Zetas…via a nun brewing beers, of course.
With one in five Aussies turning up to work with a hangover, scientists may have the answer – they have found a way to make a worm immune to getting drunk…
Conrad Liveris isn’t saying Australians need to end our love affair with alcohol, but he fears we’re becoming too co-dependent.
Given Colorado’s foray into legal cannabis use, Alex Gillis questions the direction Australian authorities should take when it comes to the war on drugs.
Nicholas Cowdery AM QC uses the Kieran Loveridge sentence to illustrate that justice and truth are more important than snappy headlines or political posturing.