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My name's Alana House and I went home after 20 years in the same workplace. But life never goes according to plan ... my marriage broke up ... so now I'm juggling single motherhood with a part-time job and two puppies. Life's never dull ...

Wild beer scoops top AIBA award

Dollar Bill brewing

Ballarat’s Dollar Bill Brewing has been awarded the prestigious title of Champion Australian Beer for its Gold Teeth 2021 wild beer at the 2021 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA). Dollar Bill takes fresh pressed fruit, honey and wort […]

Global alcohol sales plummet

alcohol moderation

New data from Euromonitor International shows alcohol sales in most of the top 20 markets worldwide dropped in 2020 amid on-premise closures and social restrictions. Total volumes were down 15.8-billion-litres, but Australia […]