Past Issues

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

Issue No. 202 08 Aug 2019
Cities of Armadale, Canning and Gosnells recognised for action on alcohol, state public health plan released, what's new on drink tank?, what's next for public health, national alcohol strategy update, calls for inquiry into FASD, in their sights: the dark arts of digital alcohol marketing, alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, AARB update.

Issue No. 201 25 Jul 2019
Working Together Creating Change conference: last chance to register, local government policy awards breakfast, NSW doctors call for minimum pricing, what's next for public health: hear from Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin, unhealthy sport sponsorship at the 2017 AFL Grand Final, in their sights: the dark arts of digital alcohol marketing, calls for cancer warning labels on alcohol products, WA EDs bear the brunt of alcohol-related presentations, all-night public transport hasn't reduced alcohol-related harm in Melbourne, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 200 11 Jul 2019
Young people and alcohol: radio interview, twenty one times ABAC has been labelled a failure, celebrating 200 editions, Working Together Creating Change Conference, Pilbara liquor restrictions update, the inconvenient truth about alcohol: Professor Simone Pettigrew, who are the young people that are drinking less?, Planet Youth is coming to Australia, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 199 27 Jun 2019
Alcohol is the most harmful drug in Australia: experts, bottleshop chain partnership with Dry July raises concern, Scottish alcohol sales at lowest level in 25 years, Working Together Creating Change conference, parents' lenient attutitudes linked to drinking among young people, low awareness of alcohol as a risk factor for breast cancer, Heineken honoured despite misconduct in Africa: Drink Tank, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 198 13 Jun 2019
National Alcohol Strategy to be released, Working Together, Creating Change Conference: registrations now open, take action on alcohol advertising, have your say: NSW lockout laws review, UK parents believe young people drinking is a natural part of growing up, Alcohol Programs Team out and about, new research: how drinking affects workplaces, have you checked out Your Shout?, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 197 30 May 2019
Working Together Creating Change conference: you're invited, Daily Dilemmas: teens' views on alcohol, alcohol and teens: I need you to say no, Prevention in Practice conference: Melbourne, world map on alcohol industry interference, SA introduces risk-based liquor licensing fees, what's new on Drink Tank, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 196 16 May 2019
New report finds alcohol advertising is impossible to escape for Aussie kids, a day in the life of a child, alcohol advertising on Drink Tank, Working Together, Creating Change: save the date, annual alcohol poll: WA results, how do young people manage stigma associated with not drinking alcohol, global alcohol use is increasing, alcohol programs team out and about, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

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.

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