Putting us all at risk

  Putting us all at risk Sometimes, despite your best efforts, so-called ‘grown-ups’ still let you down. By the numbers Last month I worked an event in Melbourne’s east. As always, I conducted my pre-party assessment with the host parent. This saw us discuss the usual things, including: Security management options. Alcohol control. Gatecrashers. One…

Asking For Trouble

Asking For Trouble The gatecrasher plague continues, forcing some party hosts to try drastic tactics. Unfortunately, the one below just makes things worse.   Invite to fight In the last six months, I’ve noticed event hosts (including parents) inviting known troublemakers to their parties. Why? Because they think that by including troublemakers from the outset,…

Riot Police

So What Happens To The Licensee?

Another example of our emergency services being wasted during an ‘alcohol fuelled’ brawl outside a club in Melbourne It is alleged that more then 200 people were involved in this brawl outside an inner suburban venue last night.  It is alleged that a number of patrons were issued with ‘on the spot’ fines however no…