Past Issues

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

Issue No. 186 10 Dec 2018
Here's to a summer without booze ads, Alcohol Advertising Review Board activity report, alcohol and teenagers: I need you to say NO, new research: tougher regulations can help protect young people, political donations: 'If someone donates $1000, they support you. If they donate $100 000, they have bought you.", respect the river: alcohol-related drownings in inland waterways, parental drinking: does the age of children in the home matter?, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 185 22 Nov 2018
Seminar on preventing youth alcohol-related injuries, I need you to say NO: alcohol-related harm in teens, new research: alcohol ads on Facebook and desire to drink, invitation to NDRI seminar, supermarkets continue to dominate packaged liquor market, minimum pricing for alcohol: Dr John Holmes, #Don'tPinkMyDrink: new social media campaign, fewer drunk people in Brisbane after 'last drinks' laws, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 184 12 Nov 2018
Alcohol advertising rules fail to protect children, new Alcohol.Think Again campaign: I need you to say NO, last chance: seminar with Dr John Holmes on minimum pricing for alcohol, Mandurah mayor on board with minimum pricing, continuing our action on alcohol under a different name, AMA WA calls on cricket to prioritise health over profit, alcohol doing well by 'doing good', Australia's drinking culture shifting, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 183 25 Oct 2018
Invitation: seminar with Dr John Holmes on minimum pricing for alcohol, mandatory pregnancy warning labels to be introduced, take action on alcohol advertising, the real cost of alcohol: focus on ABC radio, seminar with Prof Kyp Kypri, take action on alcohol advertising, beer brands' use of social media influencers exposes young people to alcohol ads,

Issue No. 182 11 Oct 2018
Community and health groups support minimum pricing in WA, WA community support for minimum pricing, sporting greats call for an end to alcohol advertising in sport, final push for mandatory alcohol pregnancy warning labels, Ireland passes progressive alcohol legislation, take action on alcohol advertising, off-premise outlets and violent crime: new research.

Issue No. 181 27 Sep 2018
Alcohol is 'no ordinary commodity' and for good reason, trade magazines offer insight into alcohol industry tactics, Maylands' David and Goliath battle against the liquor giants, new global status report on alcohol and health, new research into alcohol and energy drinks, trouble brewing - making the case for alcohol policy, underage alcohol sales in community sporting clubs, take action on alcohol advertising, event invitation: how to win friends and influence policy, end alcohol advertising in sport campaign launch.

Issue No. 180 14 Sep 2018
Ambulance call-outs increase for intoxicated young people, continued funding for Alcohol.Think Again campaign, Senior UK health advisers to quit over govt partnership with industry, Maylands Dan Murphy's licence refused, liquor restrictions to stay in Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, new national data shows Australians are drinking less, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, event invitation: how to win friends and influence policy, end alcohol advertising in sport campaign launch, 2018 PHAA WA awards: one week left.

Issue No. 179 30 Aug 2018
New research on proliferation of 'healthy' alcohol products in Australia, event invitation: how to win friends and influence policy, unhealthy sponsorship in the AFL, study shows there is no safe level of alcohol consumption, NT will introduce minimum pricing for alcohol, alcohol industry dependence on heavy drinkers revealed, End Alcohol Advertising in Sport campaign launch, nominations open for 2018 PHAA WA Branch awards, nominations open for WA Youth Awards.

Issue No. 178 16 Aug 2018
Alcohol industry resists prioritising health over profits, introduction to alcohol and other drugs prevention in communities workshop, exploring people's first experiences with alcohol, new report on alcohol and other drugs in Australia, WANADA alcohol and other drug prevention forum, action station: contract your Member of Parliament, addressing price, promotion and availability of alcohol still the "best buys", take action on alcohol advertising, what's new on Drink Tank?

Issue No. 177 02 Aug 2018
End of alcohol ads on public transport vehicles in WA, Talking Leavers: event for WA parents and carers, why alcohol marketing regulation needs to change, insight into alcohol industry priorities, analysis of alcohol industry submissions to the National Alcohol Strategy, parents who disapprove of their child drinking: new research, children wearing cameras highlight exposure to alcohol marketing, "all night long": alcohol marketing on social media in the UK, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update

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