Past Issues

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

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.

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.

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