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Archive for September 2012

RSA NSW Year 12 student intiative

20 September 2012 St Francis College Leeton located in country NSW recently put in place a year 12 initiative that allowed year 12 students to complete the online RSA NSW course. Students were visited by local police to provide students with an awareness of the perils of drinking and the implications of becoming intoxicated. In addition students were able to complete online their Responsible Service of Alcohol NSW OLGR approved course, in readiness to either seek ...

The Course in Management of Licensed Premises 52473WA - MLP1

19 September 2012 Supersedes the Course in Liquor Licenisng 52065 - Effective 01 September 2012 Section 100 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (The Act) requires that an approved manager must, unless the Director of Liquor Licensing determines otherwise, be present on the licensed premises at any time that the business is conducted at those premises. Section 102B of the Act states that the Director may approve a person as an Approved Restricted Manager or ...

NSW RSA Now Available Online

19 September 2012 NSW RSA ONLINE - $115 includes Competency ID Card. A 12 month trial of online RSA training commenced in July 2012 The online RSA course provides an alternative to traditional classroom training, particularly for students in regional areas and for those who have difficulty attending a classroom. Flexibility Online training also provides greater flexibility for training providers and students in terms of how the mandatory training program is delivered. The online course addresses key ...

Call to lower blood-alcohol limit for drivers

13 September 2012 A senior Victorian police officer is campaigning to cut the blood-alcohol limit for drivers from 0.05 to 0.02 per cent. Victoria Police Road Policing Assistant Commissioner Robert Hill says a similar decision in Sweden saw the level of fatalities and serious injuries on the road drop 10 per cent. He says it is would be a big move but that it is time to consider all options to reduce the road toll. Mr ...

No alcohol while pregnant' campaign launched

9 September 2012 A new Western Australian advertising campaign urging women not to drink alcohol while pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding was launched today on World Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. Mental Health Minister Helen Morton said the Strong Spirit Strong Future campaign, including State-wide television and radio advertising, was aimed at dispelling any confusion within the community, even among health practitioners about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. “The National Health and Medical ...

WA Regulations make it an offence to take liquor into major sporting venues

5 September 2012 Minister for Racing and Gaming Terry Waldron today announced a change to the Liquor Control Regulations 1989 that makes it an offence to bring liquor into a number of major Perth sporting arenas. Mr Waldron said recent amendments to the Liquor Control Act 1988 introduced an offence for a person to bring liquor into a prescribed sports arena, without the consent of the licensee. This offence applies to any sports arena that has been prescribed ...

Safer food being served up

2 September 2012 Food safety standards in retail food and foodservice outlets across NSW have increased significantly, Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson said today. Ms Hodgkinson said the number of retail food outlets which comply with food safety standards has more than doubled since 2008. "Businesses are making more of an effort to ensure their workplaces are clean and hygienic which is great news for consumers," Ms Hodgkinson said. "The evaluation of the Food Regulation ...