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Shout out to diggers through fortified alcohol management app

A free smartphone app designed to help current and ex-Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel and veterans manage their drinking has been updated with new features, including being able to email an individual’s drinking history to a doctor or to themselves. ON TRACK with The Right Mix, (iTunes download ; Android download) which was originally launched […]

O’Farrell cracks down on nocturnal drunks

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski When the tragic death of Thomas Kelly in Kings Cross from a so-called king-hit made headlines across Australia, it was the final straw for the O’Farrell government. After several months of dramatic news reports filled with colourful identities and bikies parading their power, shootings in crowded streets and seemingly […]

Darwin tackles alcohol fuelled violence

By Lilia Guan Darwin City Council has welcomed a Northern Territory Government initiative to stamp out alcohol fuelled violence and crime. Communities within Darwin and Palmerston were encouraged on Tuesday to add their voices to the NT Government’s Alcohol Management Plan (APM). Launched in early September, the AMP was designed to help the community work with […]