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Written By: Helen Torpy on October 28, 2011 No Comment

Article wrtten by Bruce Clark, Courtesy of the Herald Sun

ON August 13, 1999, my son Leigh, aged 15, was supplied with a massive quantity of alcohol. It contributed directly to his death.

Who gave permission to supply alcohol to our son? I was not asked. His mother was not asked.

Someone who [...]

Written By: Helen Torpy on October 21, 2011 No Comment

FROM November, new laws will protect minors from unauthorised supply of alcohol in a private premise. These changes will be a part of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 which also regulates laws in licensed premises.

The legislation speaks loud and clear: It will be against the law to supply alcohol to anyone under 18 years [...]

Written By: Helen Torpy on February 10, 2011 One Comment

The coalition government announced this news in a press release late last year in response to concerns with the growing trends of harmful alcohol consumption by young people-particularly those that are being supplied alcohol at private parties or gatherings without parental permission.

Many Victorian parents are concerned that we have not moved in line with other [...]

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