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April 28, 2020

Australia and alcohol: a dangerous relationship

Snapshot 1 : on Christmas Eve, any Aussie home in any Australian city. Before going to bed, under the Christmas tree, a little girl leaves a bottle of ice-cold beer for Santa Claus. Snapshot 2 : Three in the afternoon on any Friday in any Australian city. The pubs are already full of men and women in suits, who pour one beer after another with […]

April 28, 2020

The laws of the last drink, not the blockades, reduce alcohol-fueled violence – Politics + society – 2020

The board also imposed a 1:30 “freeze”. This was a unique Australian intervention that allowed customers to continue drinking on the premises until closing, but not to enter other venues. It was a historic decision; these restrictions had not previously been applied in an entire enclosure. The scale of the intervention and the fact that late trading pubs in nearby Hamilton were not included in […]