Past Issues

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

Issue No. 155 31 Aug 2017
You are invited to an advocacy workshop, action station: which Ministers are responsible for alcohol issues?, support Booze Free Sport, take action on alcohol advertising, hear from an expert on grassroots coalitions at GAPC2017, new trade rules' impact on alcohol warning labels: new research, alcohol use is increasing among baby boomers, tactics used by unhealthy industries to undermine public health.

Issue No. 154 17 Aug 2017
New alcohol factsheets released, Making FASD History in the Fitzroy Valley, scholarship to the Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Your Shout: take action on alcohol, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, WA's new Police Commissioner talks about alcohol, parent workshop: helping to keep our young people safe, new research on liquor licences granted to schools, alcohol industry exposed as merchants of doubt.

Issue No. 153 03 Aug 2017
New paper on development of Alcohol Advertising Review Board, more remote communities request liquor restrictions, take action on alcohol advertising, calls for alcohol floor price in the NT, link between alcohol use and mental health problems in uni students, National Drug Strategy released, Global Alcohol Policy Conference: register today!

Issue No. 152 20 Jul 2017
New alcohol industry restrictions on ad placement labelled 'window dressing', WA school leavers: planned drinking and spend, half of WA sporting teams have unhealthy sponsors, guide to developing a local government public health plan, alcohol advertising review board update, become a Booze Free Sport fan, get ready for FASD awareness month, GAPC2017: speaker videos now available, new research highlights the failure of lobbyist registers.

Issue No. 151 06 Jul 2017
Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project, inquest into Aboriginal youth suicide hears from FASD expert, new research on FASD in WA, Your Shout: helping you take action on alcohol, community and local governments powerless against the alcohol industry, student and parent programs to reduce alcohol use by young people: new research, last chance to register for GAPC2017 at earlybird rates, applications open for Local Drug Action Team program, drinkers incorrectly believe DrinkWise is government funded.

Issue No. 150 22 Jun 2017
Guides to the alcohol industry: new resources, ambulance call outs for alcohol intoxication on the rise in WA, new wave of Alcohol.Think Again 'I See' campaign, parental supply of alcohol linked to heavy drinking among adolescents, alcohol-related trauma admissions: new report, GAPC2017: earlybird registrations extended, prevention 1st: Australia's funding of preventive health.

Issue No. 149 08 Jun 2017
Your Shout: a new website to help you take action on alcohol, anytime, anyplace, anywhere: Perth launch, West Australian of the Year Awards, national survey on alcohol and other drug: key findings, increased rates of WA young people admitted to hospital for alcohol-related injuries, alcohol ads near schools: you can do something about it, calls for alcohol ad restrictions in Victoria, Global Alcohol Policy Conference: draft program released.

Issue No. 148 25 May 2017
Action station: our readers take action on alcohol, alcohol product placement in movies doubled in past two decades, Carlton and Carlton join forces, why are governments reluctant to tax alcohol?, take action on alcohol advertising, GAPC2017: more speakers announced, new research shows alcohol is not protective, again.

Issue No. 147 11 May 2017
Aldi Harrisdale liquor store approved, 2017 AFL unhealthy sponsorship ladder: how does your team rank?, children and alcohol sponsorship, health tracker: find out how your suburb fares, new report highlights foul play by alcohol companies during EURO2016, exposed: alcohol companies that dodge company tax, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 146 27 Apr 2017
WA government campaign best at motivating to drink less, awareness of guidelines strong in WA: annual alcohol poll, local action on alcohol in the Kimberley, AFL partners with spirit brand, how do alcohol facebook pages engage fans, majority of alcohol consumed in Australia is outside the guidelines, young women's views on vodka premix ad, nominations open for national awards.

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