Past Issues

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

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

Issue No. 176 19 Jul 2018
Preventive Health Summit report now available, renewed calls for minimum pricing, why alcohol marketing regulation in the UK needs to change, compliance testing operation in Mandurah, community leadership drives further restrictions in Pilbara, reducing Australia's cancer rate, large sporting events linked with increase in domestic violence, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 175 05 Jul 2018
WA Government to remove alcohol ads from buses and trains, questioning the independence of ABAC's "Independent Chair", the case for removing alcohol ads from public transport, counting drinks most likely to help cut down on alcohol use, State of Origin linked to domestic violence and assault, update on alcohol labelling, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 174 21 Jun 2018
Australia's alcohol policies rate poorly, meeting of the Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum, Calls for National Alcohol Strategy to take health experts' advice, experiences of Perth custodial officers with FASD, systematic review of alcohol involvement in drownings, interaction with social media advertising and alcohol use, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 173 07 Jun 2018
New research on the association between parents' and young adults' drinking, Prof Mike Daube AO: Western Australian of the Year, your shout: take action on alcohol, talk early - talk often project, State of Origin: battle of the sponsors, young adults' views about voluntary alcohol warning labels, take action on alcohol advertising.

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