This loose unit has a hilarious message for Mike Baird

This loose unit has a hilarious message for Mike Baird




Facebook user Tim Wilson is locked out, waiting for his train, and distressed, and it’s funny af. No, not the former Freedom Commissioner/future member for Goldstein. Some dude with a phone and a call recording app. Tim’s called up the Premier’s electorate office in Manly and asked for some help dealing with the lockouts. “It’s just hit 1:30[am]. I’m in the Cross.. it’s a ghost town around here at the moment” “I’m trying to keep my buzz up. Do you know anyone around here who might be able to get…




Ireland: Graphic Health Warnings & Plain Packaging for Alcohol?

Ireland: Graphic Health Warnings & Plain Packaging for Alcohol?




The slippery slope of the nanny state continues apace the Irish Government looks at bringing in graphic health warnings for alcohol: The information below is from the Joint Committee on Health and Children from the Irish Parliament which recommends on page 12 section 2 the following:   “Alcohol labelling should be treated in a similar fashion to tobacco legislation, to include the following: Clear health warnings to be included on alcohol products, indicating that alcohol causes disease; the Minister should also consider ensuring that warnings be given prominence with an…




Coming Soon: Warning Labels For Alcohol and Sugar!

Coming Soon: Warning Labels For Alcohol and Sugar!




Remember how nanny state advocates promised black and blue that restrictions on tobacco were unique and would never be followed in other industries? That the slippery slope was a lie? Well, this week we saw the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse propose graphic warning labels on alcohol while in New Zealand, taxpayer funded activists from Otago University have argued that “tobacco-like warning labels on sugary drinks are needed to curb children’s habit of drinking them while playing and watching sport.” This shouldn’t be a surprise to our members,…




Should Bars Be Forced To Close At 1pm?

Should Bars Be Forced To Close At 1pm?




A guest post from Siobhan Harris: Melbourne Mayoral candidate John Elliot is calling for nightclubs to close at 1am. He argues that this controversial move will put an end to street violence and keep Melbourne CBD residents safe. This ill-conceived promise will make street violence worse and ensure that residents feel less safe. Nightclubs in Melbourne typically open around 9pm or 10pm, so if this measure were to come to effect, nightclubbers would only have 3 or 4 hours to enjoy themselves. But of course, nobody goes to a nightclub…