Australians drinking ‘significantly’ less alcohol than 40 years ago, industry report Australians are drinking 25 per cent less alcohol than 40 years ago, according to a new report prepared by the Australian...

NSW Government responds to Liquor Act Review recommendations New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Hospitality, Gaming and Racing Troy Grant has released a response to the five-year statutory review into...

Inside an e-cigarette Once quitting smoking was simply a matter of a patch, gum or tablet, but new research from Mintel sees smokers in the UK increasingly turning to E-cigarettes to beat the habit, with...

NSW will see new lockout laws for pubs in CBD and earlier closing times for bottleshops Pubs and bars in Sydney’s CBD and the Kings Cross area will have to lock out new customers from 1.30am, and cease...

The number of Australians who visit cafés for a quick caffeine fix is on the rise, whereas visiting a local pub to enjoy a drink is becoming less popular over time, according to new research by Australian...

Woolworths has acquired the businesses and associated assets of 31 hotels and one detached bottle shop in New South Wales. Through its hospitality company, ALH Group, Woolworths is taking out long-term...

Research published today by market research organisation, IBISWorld, predicts that Australians will spend A$25.4 Billion on alcoholic beverages in 2011-12. According to the research, Australians are increasingly...

Concerns that regulations are tightening on venues come after The West Australian today reports that a pub in Perth’s city centre will not be permitted to serve alcohol mixed with energy drinks in...

The High Court of Australia has overturned a ruling by the Full Court of the Tasmanian Supreme Court that found a publican was responsible for the death of an intoxicated driver. The driver had given the...

The latest survey of wine drinkers commissioned by the UK’s Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) shows consumers are continuing to cut back spending on wine, with over a third either buying...