Past Issues

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

Issue No. 212 23 Jan 2020
Liquor restrictions proposed for the Kimberley, outdoor alcohol advertising in Australia: current state of play, decreasing take away alcohol availability decreases per capita consumption, have your say on the draft Australian alcohol guidelines, minimum alcohol pricing is best at reducing consumption among high risk drinkers, here's a bus ad we like to see, increased policy support a result of greater understanding of alcohol's cancer risk, Australian Open: world's worst grand slam for alcohol sponsors, Australian Health Tracker report card 2019 released.

Issue No. 211 12 Dec 2019
National alcohol strategy released, from eye rolls to punches: harm from others' drinking, thank you Michael, how many kilojoules are you drinking, immediate positive impact of minimum pricing in NT, minimum pricing effect negligible on light and moderate drinkers, committee reports on Sydney's night time economy, Be a Mermate: lure your mates away from drinking and drowning, take action on alcohol advertising, happy holidays!

Issue No. 210 28 Nov 2019
Pink, pretty & Instagrammable: how alcohol brands appeal to women, calls for action on online sales and delivery of alcohol, take action on pregnancy warning labels, seminar: drinking guidelines and "health benefits", the bigger the beer ad budget, the more likely they are to drink, alcohol and an axe-throwing venue: are they a good mix?, alcohol commentators recognised in Curtin University awards, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 209 14 Nov 2019
Harm to others from drinking, seminar: alcohol and health and human rights of women and children, use of gender stereotypes in alcohol marketing: drink tank, new packaged liquor regulations introduced in WA, event: public health in the changing media landscape, seminar: drinking guidelines and "health benefits", Ireland introduces comprehensive alcohol ad restrictions, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 208 31 Oct 2019
Night time entertainment and Afterpay, one year on from the NT alcohol reforms, Wales to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in early 2020, designing alcohol campaigns: in the words of the industry, global response to alcohol harm, how the self-regulatory system continues to fail young people, alcohol programs team submission to pregnancy warning labels consultation, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 207 17 Oct 2019
Have your say on pregnancy warning labels, alcohol industry websites proved untrustworthy again, have your say on prevention of FASD, have you checked out Your Shout, Como Dan Murphy's approved, alcohol control policies and adolescent drinking: new research, what's new on drink tank, alcohol advertising review board update.

Issue No. 206 03 Oct 2019
2019 AFL Unhealthy Sponsorship Ladder: how does your team rank, self-regulation is unlikely to restrict alcohol marketing in esports: drink tank, sign the letter to end the sport exemption, encouraging trends in school students' drinking but more needs to be done, talking leavers: event for WA parents, minimum alcohol pricing has cut spending on alcohol in Scotland, Sydney's night-time economy: report released, Dan Murphy's application rejected in the NT, Channel Nine Perth: ultimate school ball experience, countering the commercial determinants of health.

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!

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