Past Issues

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

Issue No. 134 13 Oct 2016
Young Australians still the riskiest drinkers, but drinking less, new phase of Alcohol. Think Again 'I See' campaign, why are young people drinking less? Indigenous drug & alcohol conference, cheap alcohol deals, but at what cost: new on drinktank, new report - cheap alcohol: the price we pay, new research on time spent caring for drinkers, take action on alcohol advertising.

Issue No. 133 30 Sep 2016
New research on supermarket alcohol promotions, alcohol interlocks to reduce drink-driving, special journal on alcohol issues, new research: impact of trading hours on alcohol harms, new research: analysis of industry funded 'responsible drinking' campaign, global alcohol policy conference in 2017 in Melbourne, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 132 15 Sep 2016
New evidence on the impact of the 'alcopops tax', NSW liquor act review, FASD awareness day, review: alcohol policies and suicide, new research: alcohol-related injuries often occur in the home, alcohol ad played before a G rated film in cinema, new research: impact of alcohol ads on TV.

Issue No. 131 01 Sep 2016
South Australia to ban alcohol ads on public transport, new research: impact of alcohol advertising on young people, liquor restrictions in Halls Creek and Fitzroy Valley, ACT introduces secondary supply laws, Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017: call for abstracts, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update.

Issue No. 130 18 Aug 2016
Olympic sport and alcohol shouldn't mix, Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017: call for abstracts, calls for action on alcohol in the NT, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, new research: alcohol, young people and online alcohol content, survey for young people who use social media.

Issue No. 129 04 Aug 2016
New media literacy program for Canberra students, responsible drinking practices: what works?, action station: write a letter to the editor, take action on alcohol advertising, new research: what do students expect of schoolies? distrupted - festival of ideas: hear from June Oscar AO, scepticism towards DrinkWise is well founded, let us know what you think!

Issue No. 128 21 Jul 2016
Pre-drinking among young people, alcohol brands move to Snapchat, take action on alcohol advertising, alcohol and NRL: still a concern, alcohol sponsorship of grassroots sport, parents and young people's attitudes on underage drinking.

Issue No. 127 07 Jul 2016
New research on trends in alcohol use, take action on alcohol advertising, use of digital media for alcohol marketing, young people in the UK drinking less, South Australia's liquor law review, survey for young people who use social media, help stamp out alcohol sponsorship of the NRL.

Issue No. 126 23 Jun 2016
Petition calling on NRL to phase out alcohol sponsorship, Formula 1 and alcohol: just not right, Aldi liquor stores in WA, new research on alcohol and intimate partner violence and harms, survey for young people who use social media, global drug survey: Australians want to drink less, take action on alcohol advertising!

Issue No. 125 10 Jun 2016
Alcohol ads on 'school special' bus routes, new research on alcohol use in pregnant women, drinktank: "we must act. we must make FASD history", hear from FASD consultant and educator: Carolyn Hartness, calls to remove alcohol ads from sport, encouraging trends in alcohol use among young people in WA, take action on alcohol advertising!

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