Past Issues

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

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.

Issue No. 145 13 Apr 2017
Changes proposed to WA's liquor laws, Dan Murphy's not backing down, alcohol and water don't mix: new campaign, calling on young people to have their say, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, Global Alcohol Policy Conference, they said what!?

Issue No. 144 30 Mar 2017
From one beer brand to another: Cricket Australia out of touch, ACT government introduces controlled purchase operations into Parliament, what drives heavy drinking by young people?, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, alcohol and energy drinks linked to increased risk of injury, wastewater report shines light on alcohol use across the nation.

Issue No. 143 16 Mar 2017
Young heavy drinkers buy cheaper alcohol, proposal to restrict WA Police powers in liquor licensing decisions, party like it's payday...with rum?, Dan Murphy's to take legal action against the NT Government, last-drinks and lockout laws: new research, young heavy drinkers buy cheaper alcohol, new research on pre-drinking.

Issue No. 142 03 Mar 2017
Australians are riskier drinkers than they think, what can parents do to prevent underage drinking?, Alcohol.Think Again campaigns fare well, support #boozefreesport, calls for action on alcohol advertising in Scotland, calls to increase alcohol tax and reduce bottle shop trading hours, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 141 20 Feb 2017
Electorate by electorate guide to alcohol harms, WA election commitment to remove alcohol ads from public transport, action station: encourage action on alcohol ahead of the WA election, WA Police call for restrictions in South and Port Hedland, packaged liquor in Victoria: 'bix-box' boom, health and safety prioritised over one-stop shopping in WA, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 140 02 Feb 2017
Should alcohol companies promote drinking on Australia Day? Action Station: encourage action on alcohol ahead of the WA Election, what do the WA parties' spokespeople have to say about alcohol?, alcohol policy scorecard: WA recognised for action on drink driving, alcohol industry's efforts to influence marketing regulation exposed, doctors united in call for an end to alcohol sponsorship of sport, public health advocate awarded Order of Australia (AM), take action on alcohol advertising!

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