Past Issues

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

Issue No. 195 02 May 2019
Video conference: generating constructive messages in your local community, Queensland removes alcohol ads from government owned property, peak bodies support Pilbara liquor restrictions, Kimberley liquor restrictions: reductions in hospitalisations and ED presentations, concern over CSIRO pro-alcohol research, 'healthy alcohol' once again in the spotlight, alcohol ads in sport fuel drinking culture, alcohol and violence: new research, study of heaviest drinkers validates control of cheap alcohol.

Issue No. 194 11 Apr 2019
WA government commits to reducing alcohol harm, alcohol action plan launched in Perth east metro, regular drinking is a leading risk factor of breast cancer, daily dilemmas: parents' views on alcohol and teenagers, fewer young people are drinking but many still drink at harmful levels, instagram influencers under the influence of the alcohol industry, national health survey highlights WA drinking patterns, new research on alcohol advertising in sport, moderate drinking linked to stroke risk, how many cigarettes are in a bottle of wine?

Issue No. 193 28 Mar 2019
Pilbara liquor restrictions to be reviewed, seminar: harms to children from others' drinking, alcohol's contribution to the health burden, alcohol use and harms in regional and remote Australia, how your drinking affects your teenager, doing harm by doing good: new on Drink Tank, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 192 14 Mar 2019
NT wins award for most action on alcohol, role of alcohol in social interaction between men, parents' influence on student drinking continues into their 20s, managing alcohol in our communities guide launched, exposure to alcohol in movies linked to adolescent drinking, action station: writing a letter to the editor, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 191 27 Feb 2019
WA Country Football Clubs remove alcohol advertising, Baseball Australia says no to alcohol ads, drink less live more, alcohol advertising in the digital landscape, managing alcohol in our communities workshops, secondary supply laws empower parents, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 190 14 Feb 2019
Daily Dilemmas: alcohol and parenting teens, inquest into youth suicides in the Kimberley, videos on alcohol pricing, managing alcohol in our communities workshops, concerns raised about alcohol icy poles, events: action on alcohol by local governments, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 189 31 Jan 2019
Video: action on alcohol in times of falling consumption, PHAIWA advocacy e-mentoring program: EOI now open, managing alcohol in our communities workshops, video: a conversation with Dr John Holmes about minimum alcohol pricing, the alcohol laws that protect young people, FASD conference highlights, don't let your mates drink and drown, Sydney's most dangerous day on the beach, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, what's new on Drink Tank?

Issue No. 188 17 Jan 2019
A conversation with Dr John Holmes about minimum pricing for alcohol, new liquor restrictions for the Pilbara, your shout: share your action on alcohol, alcohol advertising linked to risky drinking among young people, no alcohol ads to kids. no exception: join the new campaign, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 187 19 Dec 2018
Children's health hit for six as industry fails to regulate alcohol ads, top tips for talking to your child about alcohol, your shout: share your action on alcohol, 1 in 7 ED patients affected by alcohol, alcohol tax the most cost-effective policy to reduce obesity, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, happy holidays!

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!

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