Archives: January 2014

90 Killed in One Punch Assaults Since 2000

”One-punch” assaults have cost 90 Australian lives since 2000, most in booze-fuelled bashings, a study has found. Each victim was killed by a single blow to the head or when they fell unconscious, striking their skull against the ground. One Punch Assaults

We Can Learn From Road Safety Fight

There is widespread concern about the recent deaths from alcohol-fuelled violence. There is the risk, however, that in the same way the gun debate in the US flares after every shooting then fades away without change, a similar pattern will emerge in Australia. And as surely as each death fades...

Cowards Punch

Alcohol fuelled violence again overshadowed the festive season celebrations with a number of incidences occurring across the nation. The family of Daniel Christie who lays fighting for his life after being assaulted on New Years Eve are pushing to have the term “King Hit” now referred to as a “Cowards...