Sutherland Shire Council Joins Drinkwise To Launch Parents Guide

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30th November 2009, 03:38pm - Views: 963
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Sutherland Shire Council joins DrinkWise to launch practical guide to help parents decrease teen alcohol misuse

What
Launch of Sutherland Shire Council's association with DrinkWise.
Release DrinkWise 'Parents 5-Point Plan' for parents of teens.

Where
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 782 The Kingsway, Gymea

When
7:30am 9:00 am, Wednesday 2 December 2009

Who
Sutherland Shire Mayor, Lorraine Kelly
The Hon. Trish Worth, Chair of DrinkWise Australia
Dr Andrew Rochford, Emergency Registrar of Royal North Shore Hospital
Superintendent Gavin Dengate, Sutherland Local Area Commander, NSW Police

Why
As part of the Sutherland Shire Council's ongoing campaign against anti-social behaviour. To raise awareness and support the community in making better choices regarding alcohol consumption.

How
Parking available in the gallery car park
Photo opportunities with the hosts and official guests at the conclusion of the launch.

As part of Sutherland Shire Council's ongoing commitment to reducing and preventing anti-social behaviour it has joined with DrinkWise Australia to offer a practical resource to help parents have a positive influence on, and decrease the risk of, their teen misusing alcohol. The achievements of the community of the Sutherland Shire in combating anti-social behaviour will be recognised and new initiatives for 2010 will be announced.

Media Contacts:
Andrew Herring, Communications Manager Sutherland Shire Council
(02) 9710 0493 or
0410 456 676 or

Karen Frith, Senior Media Officer Sutherland Shire Council
(02) 9710 0344 or
0414 193 843

Trish Worth, Chair, DrinkWise Australia
0417 812 175

SOURCE: Sutherland Shire Council


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