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Aug 15, 2018

SMH: Assaults on paramedics an unacceptable workplace hazard

Sunday’s article by Julie Power exposes the shocking cases of assault experienced every day by NSW paramedics. Power’s story reveals the…

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May 1, 2018

Media Release: Newcastle emergency services workers welcome decision to maintain liquor laws

Newcastle emergency service workers have welcomed the decision by the Horton Review for Newcastle’s life-saving liquor regulations to be maintained….

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May 1, 2018

Newcastle Herald: Liquor authority says Newcastle licensing restrictions to stay after Horton review

THE Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority says it is considering “only minimal changes” to Newcastle’s late-night trading restrictions, after the…

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Feb 28, 2018

Last Drinks Media Release: Emergency services workers call for Premier to deliver transparency in Newcastle liquor law review

  You can download the media release PDF here. The Last Drinks Coalition of police and ambulance officers, nurses, doctors…

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Feb 19, 2018

Newcastle Herald Opinion

THE Australian Hotels’ Association (AHA) application to the NSW government to “vary or revoke” the package of Newcastle’s life-saving alcohol licensing…

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Feb 15, 2018

Billy Clay pleads guilty to ‘one punch’ assault of former pro surfer Jake Sylvester

Unfortunately, Newcastle still has a long way to go before it resolves its problem with alcohol. We cannot let complacency…

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Feb 10, 2018

Hunter doctors say Newcastle’s liquor laws must be maintained

Newcastle Herald, Max McKinney MORE than 300 Hunter doctors have made a plea to the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) to…

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Feb 8, 2018

Newcastle lock out laws should be strengthened, Hunter New England Health’s review submission says

Newcastle Herald, Anita Beaumont NEWCASTLE’S existing lock out laws should not only remain, but be strengthened, the local health district says. In…

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Jan 22, 2018

Newcastle liquor laws review extended by a fortnight

AN email glitch has given the public an extra two weeks to lodge submissions to a review of the controversial…

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Jan 10, 2018

The “last drinks” laws reducing violence in Australia

For years it looked like Australians could not give a Castlemaine XXXX for their rising tide of alcohol-related violence. Then,…

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