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End of an era: Houghton Wines moves production to Nannup

End of an era: Houghton Wines moves production to Nannup

Western Australia's most awarded winery is moving its entire wine production to Nannup, ending a Swan Valley winemaking era that began almost 200 years ago.

  • by David Prestipino

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'No safe level': Mandatory alcohol warning labels to be voted on by health ministers
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'No safe level': Mandatory alcohol warning labels to be voted on by health ministers

Australians could soon be confronted with warning labels spelling out the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant, with state and federal government ministers due to meet on Thursday to vote on a proposal to make the stickers mandatory.

  • by Dana McCauley
Newtown cracks down on 'party buses' as support slips for lockout laws
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Newtown cracks down on 'party buses' as support slips for lockout laws

The move comes amid renewed debate about Sydney's lockout laws as polling shows a collapse in support.

  • by Lucy Cormack & Michael Koziol
Alcohol must be benched from sports advertising
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Opinion

Alcohol must be benched from sports advertising

The grand final weekend is a good time to look at the harm of alcohol and how it uses sport to market itself to young people.

  • by Rebecca Ivers and Debbie Scott
Two in five young adults mixing alcohol and energy drinks
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Two in five young adults mixing alcohol and energy drinks

Experts believe there is a lack of awareness of the health risks energy drinks can pose.

  • by Mary Ward
Do you drink more than an average Australian?

Do you drink more than an average Australian?

An Australian from the 1970s would probably drink you under the table, but how about today's average Aussie?

  • by Conal Hanna
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224 stubbies a year: Australians' alcohol consumption plunges to lowest since 1962
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224 stubbies a year: Australians' alcohol consumption plunges to lowest since 1962

Health experts said the decline was 'encouraging', but did not explain why some indicators of harm continued to rise.

  • by Michael Koziol
'Consulting revolves around alcohol': couple targets mindless drinking
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'Consulting revolves around alcohol': couple targets mindless drinking

Altina Drinks are craft cocktails that offer "all of the party and none of the hangover", DeLay says.

  • by Bree Winchester
Did The Lancet study show all drinking is unsafe? Not quite
Analysis
Analysis

Did The Lancet study show all drinking is unsafe? Not quite

Last week a paper claimed to be the definitive study on drinking. The media used headlines like "There's No Safe Amount of Alcohol." But is that really true?

  • by Aaron E. Carroll
'Utterly wrong': What happens when the alcohol industry makes pregnancy warning posters
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'Utterly wrong': What happens when the alcohol industry makes pregnancy warning posters

They were supposed to warn women about the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant. Instead, they spread false information.

  • by Esther Han
Safest level of alcohol consumption is none, worldwide study shows
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Safest level of alcohol consumption is none, worldwide study shows

A huge new study provides sobering reading for the roughly 2 billion human beings who drink alcohol.

  • by Joel Achenbach