Past Issues

Catch up on past issues of our newsletter, Alcohol Action Station below. 

Issue No. 205 19 Sep 2019
Online sale and home delivery of alcohol in spotlight, new report highlights impacts of the Alcohol Advertising Review Board, take action on alcohol advertising, advocacy in action toolkit is here, sponsorship activation in esports, research shows that parents shouldn't give alcohol to their children, alcohol-related harm in the NT, new national data on Australians' drinking, opportunity to lead NDRI Aboriginal research program, sign a letter to end the sport exemption.

Issue No. 204 05 Sep 2019
Here's a shopping centre ad we can get behind, Woolworths continues to dominate the retail alcohol market, sign up to End Alcohol Advertising in Sport, FASD Awareness Day, the economic cost of alcohol in Australia, Alcohol Advertising Review Board website, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, advancing public health in international alcohol control: free public event in Melbourne.

Issue No. 203 22 Aug 2019
Working Together, Creating Change conference summary, Pilbara liquor restrictions update, sign up to End Alcohol Advertising in Sport, community concern about liquor outlets, evaluation of Queensland's tackling alcohol-fuelled violence policy reforms, doctors call for minimum alcohol pricing in Queensland, holistic & dynamic reforms needed for digital platforms, NT passes new liquor bill, advancing public health in international alcohol control: free public event in Melbourne, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 202 08 Aug 2019
Cities of Armadale, Canning and Gosnells recognised for action on alcohol, state public health plan released, what's new on drink tank?, what's next for public health, national alcohol strategy update, calls for inquiry into FASD, in their sights: the dark arts of digital alcohol marketing, alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, AARB update.

Issue No. 201 25 Jul 2019
Working Together Creating Change conference: last chance to register, local government policy awards breakfast, NSW doctors call for minimum pricing, what's next for public health: hear from Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin, unhealthy sport sponsorship at the 2017 AFL Grand Final, in their sights: the dark arts of digital alcohol marketing, calls for cancer warning labels on alcohol products, WA EDs bear the brunt of alcohol-related presentations, all-night public transport hasn't reduced alcohol-related harm in Melbourne, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 200 11 Jul 2019
Young people and alcohol: radio interview, twenty one times ABAC has been labelled a failure, celebrating 200 editions, Working Together Creating Change Conference, Pilbara liquor restrictions update, the inconvenient truth about alcohol: Professor Simone Pettigrew, who are the young people that are drinking less?, Planet Youth is coming to Australia, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 199 27 Jun 2019
Alcohol is the most harmful drug in Australia: experts, bottleshop chain partnership with Dry July raises concern, Scottish alcohol sales at lowest level in 25 years, Working Together Creating Change conference, parents' lenient attutitudes linked to drinking among young people, low awareness of alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer, Heineken honoured despite misconduct in Africa: Drink Tank, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 198 13 Jun 2019
National Alcohol Strategy to be released, Working Together, Creating Change Conference: registrations now open, take action on alcohol advertising, have your say: NSW lockout laws review, UK parents believe young people drinking is a natural part of growing up, Alcohol Programs Team out and about, new research: how drinking affects workplaces, have you checked out Your Shout?, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 197 30 May 2019
Working Together Creating Change conference: you're invited, Daily Dilemmas: teens' views on alcohol, alcohol and teens: I need you to say no, Prevention in Practice conference: Melbourne, world map on alcohol industry interference, SA introduces risk-based liquor licensing fees, what's new on Drink Tank, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 196 16 May 2019
New report finds alcohol advertising is impossible to escape for Aussie kids, a day in the life of a child, alcohol advertising on Drink Tank, Working Together, Creating Change: save the date, annual alcohol poll: WA results, how do young people manage stigma associated with not drinking alcohol, global alcohol use is increasing, alcohol programs team out and about, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

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