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RIDE FOR UNITY

Ever wanted to make a difference? Ever wanted to physically challenge yourself? Join the IF Foundation as we ride 578kms from Port Hedland to Onslow raising awareness on the issues surrounding youth violence and anti -social behaviour while raising valuable funds at the same time to support our work in...

EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE

  EXPERT GROUPS FORM NATIONAL COLLECTIVE TO BATTLE YOUTH VIOLENCE   Key state-based organisations came together in Canberra yesterday to forge a landmark national collective  to identify best-practice solutions designed to ‘STOP THE PUNCH’ and achieve long-lasting culture change across the Australian community.  National spokesperson, Mr Brett Duncanson said the collective...

Ending violence calls for drastic measures

John Silvester Crime reporter, The Age Digital Illustration: Joe Benke There were no obvious signs the bouncer was about to turn nasty – at least not to the skinny 16-year-old whose sense of awareness (vague at the best of times) was further dulled by an under-age drinking session at a...

Separating Alcohol and Violence

Sydney Morning Herlad SIMON MCGORAM IS AN AUTHORITY ON COCKTAILS, SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND BAR ROOM ANTICS. When was the last time you had too many of these and decided to king-hit someone? Photo: Jessica Shapiro How was your Australia Day? Did it involve a couple beers or a glass of vino, and...

Entering a living hell from just one punch

Aisha Dow January 25, 2014 The Age Robyn Brewin with her son James Macready-Bryan. Seven years after he was king hit, the former Monash University law student has learnt to smile again, but vocal communication is limited. Photo: Jason South Andrew Kaye holds a model of a skull in his hand and...

Thousand sign petition against new drink laws

Sydney Morning Herald Rachel Olding Young partygoers have ridiculed the NSW government’s raft of measures to tackle alcohol-related violence, accusing Premier Barry O’Farrell of killing the city’s nightlife and vowing to post petitions on the doors of nightclubs. Andrew Levins, DJ and owner of The Dip restaurant at the late-trading...