Alcohol has a complex role in Australian society. Most Australians drink alcohol, generally for enjoyment, relaxation and sociability. However, a substantial proportion of people drink at levels that increase their risk of alcohol-related harm. These guidelines will help you make an informed choice and also help health agencies guide the community in reducing health risks that arise from drinking alcohol.
The Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault (ACSSA) site provides access to current information and resources to assist those working against sexual assault.
School communities around Australia can increase understanding about the issues surrounding bullying, harassment and violence, hear others' stories, find out about resources, and share strategies and success stories across the nation.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has responsibility for the Interactive Gambling Act. Links provide information on the IGA and it's operation.
The Australian Organ Donor Register is the only national register for organ and tissue donation for transplantation. The register records your donation decision and the organs and tissue you agree to donate. Register online, and remember to discuss your decision with loved ones as family consent is always sought before donation can proceed.
Racism. No Way aims to tackle racism in schools in Australia, through providing teachers, school students, parents and governors with games, research and lesson ideas that explore the causes and effects of racism for practical use in the classroom.
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) page provides information for reducing violence against women and their children.
iPhone, iPod touch and iPad - Provides students with tips and advice which they can apply to different bullying situations.
The Road Home sets the strategic agenda for reducing homelessness to 2020. The White Paper addresses the causes of homelessness and provides a framework for preventing homelessness from occurring in the first place.