Past Issues

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

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!

Issue No. 124 26 May 2016
New report from international alcohol advertising meeting, annual alcohol poll: the results are in, WA does well in alcohol poll, Alcohol Advertising Review Board update, new research on self-regulation of alcohol advertising, spotlight on: School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA), Global Alcohol Policy Conference: save the date.

Issue No. 123 13 May 2016
Federal Budget reaction, new research: young people's views on an alcohol industry responsible drinking campaign, alcohol's contribution to the burden of disease, new research: Australian drinkers' perceptions of health risks, new research: online alcohol advertising and young people's drinking, survey for young people who use social media.

Issue No. 122 28 Apr 2016
Better controls needed to prevent underage alcohol access from bottleshops, recap of 'Communities in Action: Challenging the Drinking Culture' conference, community action case studies now available, new research: what influences parents to provide alcohol to their children, training invitation: intro to alcohol and other drug prevention, video conference - alcohol advertising in the community: taking action, survey for young epople who use social media.

Issue No. 121 14 Apr 2016
New research on uni students' drinking, concerns about professional sports' association with unhealthy products, vodka: essential to celebrate Australia Day!? international alcohol policy conference - catch up on Twitter, training invitation: intro to alcohol and other drug prevention, video conference - alcohol advertising in the community: taking action, survey for young people who use social media.

Issue No. 120 31 Mar 2016
Busting the myth of health benefits from alcohol, renewed calls for changes to alcohol tax, they said what!? alcohol industry tactics on 'how to market alcohol where alcohol marketing is banned', training invitation: intro to alcohol and other drug prevention, video conference - alcohol advertising in the community: taking action, survey for young people who use social media, online video: alcohol industry, health policy and conflicts of interest.

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