Past Issues

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

Issue No. 109 01 Oct 2015
Rum ad before a children’s video on YouTube, Canberra bans alcohol ads on buses, NSW Premier wants action on alcohol advertising in sport, beer: the not so beautiful truth, we want to know what you think, update on Dan Murphy's proposal in Maylands, event invitation: hear from Professor Frank Chaloupka.

Issue No. 108 17 Sep 2015
Members of Parliament support release of Alcohol Advertising Review Board Annual Report, the worst alcohol ad of 2014-15, day in the life of a child, strong community support for regulation of alcohol advertising, Free TV Code review: sorting fact from fiction, take action on alcohol advertising, children exposed to alcohol ads over 50 million times in one year, new research on alcohol warning labels.

Issue No. 107 03 Sep 2015
Australians spend more on booze than education, Carlton Dry sponsorship of Splendour in the Grass, take action on alcohol advertising, campaign for secondary supply laws: reflection from Sam Menezes, Leavers 2015: parent information evening, new research: outlet density and underage drinking, 'silent, ever-present legal drug': 6PR interview with Lisa Baker MLA, action station: take action on alcohol at your workplace, what's new on DrinkTank?

Issue No. 106 20 Aug 2015
Secondary supply Bill read into WA Parliament, new research: children exposed to thousands of alcohol ads during sport, Surfing Australia turns to alcohol sponsorship, alcohol-related ambulance attendances in Victoria - top concern, new campaign: Women Want to Know, alcohol and drug conference in Perth - November 2015.

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?

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