Past Issues

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

Issue No. 104 06 Aug 2015
Alcohol ads played before a PG rated film in cinema, WA Minister urged to follow other states in banning powdered alcohol, Aboriginal children and young people speak out, secondary supply laws introduced in the ACT, concerns around Beer Can Regatta.

Issue No. 103 23 Jul 2015
Young people drinking less, children exposed to alcohol-branded hot air balloon, you can do something about alcohol advertising in your community, new research: effects of alcohol outlets on ED presentations, alcohol a key focus in family violence inquiry, what's new on Drink Tank?

Issue No. 102 09 Jul 2015
Inquiry into the harmful use of alcohol in Indigenous communities, Drink Less, Live More: new campaign on alcohol and cancer, you can do something about alcohol advertising in your community, new report on Australia's tax system, call to bite the bullet on alcohol advertising: Police Commissioner, bottle shops are a 'real issue', invitation: Healthway annual research seminar.

Issue No. 101 25 Jun 2015
New research on alcohol in emergency departments, update on secondary supply laws in WA, national framework for action to prevent alcohol-related family violence, you can do something about alcohol advertising, new report: review of WA aboriginal health programs, time to call it a day for cheap wine casks, save the date: alcohol research seminar on 21 July, what's new on Drink Tank?

Issue No. 100 11 Jun 2015
Celebrating the 100th edition, twelve ambulances a day called for alcohol intoxication in WA, Good Sports: world first program reduces risky drinking, ACT Government moves to introduce secondary supply laws, new research: alcohol policies for adult drinking also work for young people, liquor chains dominate in harms, check out our recent submissions, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 99 28 May 2015
Large liquor store promotion offering the chance to win a car, new report: alcohol sponsorship in Formula 1 - a dangerous cocktail, alcohol brands breach advertising codes, glamorise excessive consumption, action station: which ministers and MPs are responsible for alcohol issues?, take action on alcohol advertising, what's new on DrinkTank?

Issue No. 98 14 May 2015
Alcohol consumption at 50-year low, parents providing alcohol to children unaware of harms, new research shows alcopops tax is working, new report: tackling harmful alcohol use in OECD countries, No Alcohol Near Schools petition tabled in Parliament, Vodka Cruiser ad found to promote pre-drinking.

Issue No. 97 30 Apr 2015
Want to work with the McCusker Centre?, WA doing well in national alcohol poll, new research links alcohol companies' use of social media to sport, calling concerned WA parents, Alcohol Advertising Review Board: recent determinations, say "hello sunday morning" with a new app, what's new on DrinkTank?

Issue No. 96 17 Apr 2015
Last chance to nominate for the Action on Alcohol Awards, exciting job opportunity with the McCusker Centre, alcohol in movies makes teens more likely to drink, alcohol ads could be banned during kids' viewing times, young people's exposure to alcohol sponsorship in sport, have your say on the competition policy review, Queensland to introduce lockouts and early closing times.

Issue No. 95 02 Apr 2015
Presenting the official drinks cabinet of Australian sport, Action on Alcohol Awards: deadline extended, Free TV Australia want to show more alcohol ads, powdered alcohol: Australia says no, UK: the cost of binge drinking, take action on alcohol advertising.

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