Past Issues

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

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.

Issue No. 172 24 May 2018
New research on adolescent drinking and outcomes later in life, free conference for school staff: destination wellbeing, what would you like to see in alcohol action station?, research associate position at Curtin University, join the campaign to End Alcohol Advertising in Sport, reduced glass size may help reduce drinking, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 171 10 May 2018
Corporate social activities are used to advance industry interests: new research, Congratulations Prof Mike Daube AO, new research on impact of low alcohol labelling, what would you like to see in Alcohol Action Station?, update on minimum alcohol pricing in the NT, review of Newcastle's late-night trading venues' conditions, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 170 27 Apr 2018
Seminar on alcohol and young adults, new research: young people find alcohol ads appealing, WA Indigenous Storybook: Pilbara edition, take action on alcohol advertising, alcohol and injury risk at WA Leavers: new research, 'low-carb' beers are not better for you, alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia, new research suggests alcohol limits in many countries should be lowered.

Issue No. 169 12 Apr 2018
WA students exposed to unhealthy ads on bus shelters near schools, WA liquor law changes pass through Legislative Assembly, factsheets on alcohol issues, new paper on policy options to address alcohol marketing, burden of disease attributed to alcohol: new report, international call for taxes on alcohol, tobacco, and soft drinks, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 168 29 Mar 2018
New research on teens and high risk drinking, WA liquor law changes further debated in Legislative Assembly, watch the GAPC2017 video, annual alcohol poll released, WA Preventive Health Summit videos, alcohol industry involvement in policy making, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 167 16 Mar 2018
WA liquor law changes debated in Parliament, overview of NT liquor law changes, your shout: take action on alcohol, new research on alcohol-related parenting, Sydney liquor restrictions associated with fewer orbital fractures, action station: join a Local Drug Action Group, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

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!

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