Past Issues

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

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.

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.

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