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Changes to laws hope to curb 'harmful drinking culture' (Qld)

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THE Queensland Government is considering opening bottle shops across the state from 9am each day, as part of proposed changes to liquor laws.

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ReGenUC's curator insight, July 22, 2013 8:31 PM

The relaxation of alcohol supply laws in Queensland was a common source of concern amongst people we spoke to at last week's Winter School conference in Brisbane.

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Judge hits out at drinking culture - National - NZ Herald News

Judge hits out at drinking culture - National - NZ Herald News | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it
A judge has slammed New Zealand's binge drinking culture as he sentenced a promising league player to nine years in jail for a brutal alcohol-fuelled attack that left a young man

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katie Dobson's curator insight, April 8, 2013 3:58 PM

Great artilce to discuss when talking about NZ's binge drinking culture

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Ali Williams: I was a binge drinker - Special report: Rugby's drinking culture - NZ Herald News

Ali Williams: I was a binge drinker - Special report: Rugby's drinking culture - NZ Herald News | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it
Blues captain Ali Williams has confessed to binge drinking when he first broke into professional ranks.

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Changes to laws hope to curb 'harmful drinking culture' (Qld)

Changes to laws hope to curb 'harmful drinking culture' (Qld) | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it
THE Queensland Government is considering opening bottle shops across the state from 9am each day, as part of proposed changes to liquor laws.

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ReGenUC's curator insight, July 22, 2013 8:31 PM

The relaxation of alcohol supply laws in Queensland was a common source of concern amongst people we spoke to at last week's Winter School conference in Brisbane.

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Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ - Scoop.co.nz

Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ - Scoop.co.nz | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it
Some questions regarding rape culture in Aotearoa/NZ Scoop.co.nz If the statistics were right on this matter then we would have just a few instances of girls having their drinks spiked and it wouldn't be like the current status quo where drink...
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Drinking culture NZ rugby: bad boys paying the penalty

Drinking culture NZ rugby: bad boys paying the penalty | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it

Rich young rugby players are at it again. It's an old story, this one: Some times violence, some times drunkenness, and famous athletes in the dock.

 

But nobody is making excuses any more, least of all the Rugby Union. Today the official line is: If you mess up, you face the music.

 

So why does it keep happening?


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Laura Oram's curator insight, August 14, 2014 10:56 PM

Sports stars role modeling bad drinking behaviours

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Do we want to change? - Stuff.co.nz

Do we want to change? - Stuff.co.nz | Alcohol Use in NZ | Scoop.it
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Do we want to change?
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If you answer yes, then it is that mentality that is the main barrier to improving our drinking culture.
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