This page contains news items about updates and initiatives on safer drinking vessels as well as relevant general news from the press.

Police searching for glassing attack suspect

Australian police have asked for the public’s help to track down a man who glassed a fellow reveller at a Mt Lawley bar in March. Police say the victim, a 28-year-old man, was struck in the face with a glass, the victim received a laceration over his left eye.

Glassed — student’s face slashed at a nightclub while on holiday in Malaysia

An Adelaide law student has had his face slashed at a Malaysian nightclub.Hamish Pettigrew required 32 stitches after he says he was hit at a nightclub in northern Penang.

Ear severed in Budgewoi glassing

A 44-year-old man has undergone surgery for a severed ear after he was glassed in a club at Budgewoi.

Jail for nightclub glassing

A Southern man has received a jail sentence for glassing a nightclub patron less than a fortnight after being released from prison.

Violence rules streets by night

After a spate of violent weekends in Young, Australia, Deputy Mayor Councillor Ben Cooper has called on the community to take a stand against alcohol-fuelled violence.