Proposed alcohol tax to hit new heights

Proposed alcohol tax to hit new heights

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) has recommended the federal government re-work the alcohol tax system and address binge drinking. The recommendations would increase the cost of products considered ‘cheap alcohol’. FARE claimed some cask wine...
Aussies embracing alcohol policy

Aussies embracing alcohol policy

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education released its annual alcohol poll yesterday, with some interesting trends emerging from the findings. The poll was taken amid increasing problems in Kings Cross relating to Sydney’s nightlife and alcohol related....
Aust icon turns 50, but price set to rise

Aust icon turns 50, but price set to rise

Cask wine or, as it’s more affectionately known, the ‘goon sack’ has become a ubiquitous part of Australian drinking culture. The South Australian invention celebrated its 50th birthday on Monday. Riverland winemaker, Tom Angove created the bag as...
Rethink your second drink

Rethink your second drink

A lot has been said about the binge drinking culture among the youth in the Illawarra. Provisional psychologist Carole Keane is running the Controlled Drinking Program at North Fields Clinic.She is aiming to give young people the knowledge to ensure they are in...