September 19, 2014

Working together on alcohol policy

Professor Sally Casswell (Massey University, NZ) stresses the urgent need for a global approach to alcohol policy.

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Working together on alcohol policy

Professor Sally Casswell (Massey University, NZ) stresses the urgent need for a global approach to alcohol policy.

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Support for Indigenous Australians

By Kate Conigrave

There is a pressing need for culturally sensitive, long term action on alcohol to prevent harms amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Victoria lacking leadership on alcohol harms

By Andrew Fairley

There was a time, when Victoria led the way on public health measures; a time when the State was not afraid to embrace bold measures to reduce harms and to save lives.

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Boozy businesses must adapt

By Michael Thorn

Sydney’s night time economy may change in response to new lockout laws, but that’s not a disaster.

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Help make Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders history

At 9:09am on 9 September the world pauses to acknowledge the impact of alcohol-related birth defects.

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Alcohol marketing on Facebook

By Chris Bourke

ACT MLA Dr Chris Bourke questions the regulation of alcohol advertising on social media.

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Indigenous Affairs Committee must examine alcohol industry role

By Michael Thorn

Michael Thorn says too little is known about the supply of alcohol

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Doctors say Woman Want to Know

Dr Richard Kidd discusses new national public health initiative

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Fixing Victoria’s broken Liquor Licensing System

New book provides Victorian Government and Opposition with blueprint ahead of State election.

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Swap the pub for your bub

By Frances Ann

Take a break from alcohol to support a loved one who is pregnant

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Stemming the Tide of Alcohol

By Michael Thorn

A new book released today examines Liquor Licensing and the public interest

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Our entrenched culture of heavy drinking

Dr Stephen Parnis examines the driving factors of Australia’s drinking culture and the effects of alcohol advertising on young Australians.

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No action on dangerous alcohol promotions

Even under a new minister, the alcohol industry still calls the shots in NSW

Alcohol harms. Alcohol kills.

Michael Thorn says “There’s no comfort here for the alcohol industry.”

Alcohol‘s burden of disease in Australia

Dr Belinda Lloyd talks about the significance of the study, the global context and the rigorous methods behind the findings.

Alcohol and the Festival Culture

With the biggest music festival in Australia, Splendour in the Grass this weekend, Adrienne Carey reflects on her first festival experience and the festival culture.

QLD voters endorse real action to tackle alcohol harms

Michael Thorn asks ‘Why do governments continue to ignore the evidence?’

The Promotion Guidelines saga – one year on

Amy Ferguson on the NSW alcohol promotion guidelines and its influence on consumers.