The Victorian election is fast approaching and there has been too little attention on the need to prevent alcohol-related violence and harms.
The need to advocate for measures that will reduce harms from alcohol is clear, but how do we learn to be effective advocates?
‘It’s important that we recognise DrinkWise as the alcohol industry vehicle it really is’
Policy measures could address South Africa’s alcohol problems and culture of heavy drinking.
The majority of drinkers have no idea how to measure their alcohol intake or what constitutes a ‘standard drink’.
Michael Thorn on what’s wrong with the new DrinkWise commercial
Professor Sally Casswell (Massey University, NZ) stresses the urgent need for a global approach to alcohol policy.
There is a pressing need for culturally sensitive, long term action on alcohol to prevent harms amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
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.
Sydney’s night time economy may change in response to new lockout laws, but that’s not a disaster.
At 9:09am on 9 September the world pauses to acknowledge the impact of alcohol-related birth defects.