Past Issues

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

Issue No. 166 06 Mar 2018
Preventive Health Summit speakers call for minimum pricing in WA, changes to WA liquor laws tabled in Parliament, NT to introduce minimum pricing at $1.30, new report shows alcohol self-regulation is ineffective, alcohol causes nearly 6,000 deaths in one year, new report sheds light on family violence, what's new on Drink Tank?, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 165 15 Feb 2018
Changes to WA liquor laws on the way, 1 in 3 young people in detention have FASD, rising WA cricket star with a difference, global health fund urged to end partnership with Heineken, new research on impact of trading hour policies on alcohol-related harm, WA: the state with the highest alcohol-related ED admissions, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, marketing of low alcohol products of concern, action station: write a letter to the Editor.

Issue No. 164 01 Feb 2018
Parents support phasing out alcohol advertising during sport, new research confirms parents should not give their teens alcohol, national alcohol scorecard: Tasmania performs the worst, resource to support universities to develop comprehensive alcohol policies, national alcohol strategy: final days to have your say, take action on alcohol advertising, alcohol and gambling marketing at the Australian Open, trade agreements could affect alcohol warning labels, new research about alcohol marketing on YouTube.

Issue No. 163 18 Jan 2018
National Alcohol Strategy: have your say, comment on the draft MHC prevention plan, City of Cockburn supports limiting bottle shops, 1 in 5 ED patients affected by alcohol, 'best buys' to prevent alcohol harm, new research: changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking, alcohol marketing on Twitter: new research, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 161 23 Nov 2017
Alcohol in the university setting: new resource, invitation: minimum floor price forum in Perth, Scotland to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in May 2018, WA Health Minister supports mandatory labels on alcohol, new researc on what influences school leavers' drinking intentions, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 160 09 Nov 2017
The case for minimum (floor) pricing in WA: 1-page summary, tips for parents of school leavers, pregnancy warning labels on alcohol products, Aldi Belmont liquor store rejected, motivating policy change with innovative advocacy, alcohol industry donations secure favourable policy outcomes, Australia, an intoxicated society: 40 years on from the Baume report, hear from Prof Mike Daube AO on advocacy, Public Health Association awards, Australians' changing attitudes to alcohol.

Issue No. 159 26 Oct 2017
NT alcohol review welcomed by health experts, video: Hannah Pierce discusses alcohol advertising, US beers popular among young people breach advertising code, Australia an intoxicated society: 40 years on from the Baume report, hear from Prof Mike Daube AO on advocacy, why do young people drink more than planned on a night out, report highlights anxiety about parents' drinking, Public Health Association awards.

Issue No. 158 12 Oct 2017
Global Alcohol Policy Conference highlights, video with Julia Stafford from GAPC, June Oscar's oration at GAPC, young, risky drinkers drink an average of 13 standard drinks, McCusker Centre's submission to political donations inquiry, link between alcohol outlets and alcohol-related crashes, invitation: injury prevention summit, workshops for parents and school staff on alcohol, new research on confusing responsible drinking messages by the alcohol industry.

Issue No. 157 28 Sep 2017
New report on why alcohol must leave sport, minimum alcohol pricing to be considered in WA, liquor restrictions proposed for Pilbara, invitation: reducing alcohol-related harm in your local government area, national survey results released, alcohol use linked to cancer deaths, alcohol breath testing in WA to be reduced, take action on alcohol and sport.

Issue No. 156 14 Sep 2017
How can we effectively regulate alcohol marketing, WA Coroner calls for alcohol education in schools, alcohol industry found to mispresent cancer risk, health and wellbeing survey of WA adults, alcohol use in Australia up for the first time in nine years, impact of parents' drinking on children drinking: new report, hear from alcohol policy experts at GAPC2017, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

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