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The issue of heavy alcohol consumption by Australians was highlighted during the pandemic lockdowns, but a new report shows that current habits have continued the upward trend owing to the increases for wine and ‘RTDs’ (Ready-to-drink).
World Vision says Aussies will put family and friends first in 2022 after being torn apart during the pandemic, with less screen time and more face-to-face time among our top priorities.
The Global Drug Survey 2021 reveals that Australians got drunk the most during 2020 and that drug and alcohol habits changed during the pandemic.
Forty per cent of Byron Shire residents yet to get first COVID 19 dose but mayor refuses to join vaccine campaign
Byron Shire Mayor Michael Lyon is refusing to join other health, political and community leaders in calls for people to receive a COVID 19 vaccine.
The Northern NSW Local Health District says fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 were detected in samples taken from the North and South Grafton sewage treatment plants on 24 September.
Around 8,000 free meals were given to a dramatically increased number of people needing them in Ballina over the lockdown period starting 9 August.
With all of NSW in an extended lockdown and the state's premier saying she didn't expect COVID-19 vaccination targets to be realised until October or November, Mr Noble on Tuesday announced Bluesfest's October 2021 event was off.
Vaccine-administering pharmacist Kellie Beckenham said she’d given out her first eleven COVID-19 vaccines on Monday at McDonalds Pharmacy in Casino's CBD.
NSW Police have confirmed that at about 2am Sunday 11 February, emergency services were called to a home in Mullumbimby following reports of a concern for welfare.
It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.
As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit