Past Issues

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

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!

Issue No. 139 19 Jan 2017
Invitation to the WA pre-election forum, encouraging liquor licensing decisions in WA, Alcohol.Think Again: new 'glassbody' campaign and tools, support the #boozefreesport campaign, alcohol marketing regulation: special journal edition, alcohol continues to impact on emergency departments.

Issue No. 138 12 Dec 2016
Coalition of 70 WA groups call on political parties to commit to action on alcohol ahead of election, alcohol and energy drinks: a dangerous mix, alcohol and drugs of most concern among young people, how many times will children see alcohol ads this festive season?, alcohol tax among top 10 priorities to get Australia's health on track, top tips for going alcohol-free this festive season.

Issue No. 137 24 Nov 2016
WA Member of Parliament calls for an end to alcohol ads on public transport, new community survey shows top concerns about alcohol and young people, harm associated with alcohol in night time entertainment districts, congratulations June Oscar, help save Bata Gawiy early childhood learning unit, McCusker Centre shines at Curtin media awards, calls to end alcohol sport sponsorship.

Issue No. 136 10 Nov 2016
New research on alcohol-related assault hospitalisations, info for parents about alcohol and school leavers, national survey: encouraging trends in school students' drinking, alcohol industry reliance on heavy drinking revealed, fathers' drinking impacts on child health, alcohol ads during sport: still a concern, catch up on the alcohol and drug conference.

Issue No. 135 27 Oct 2016
Young risky drinkers highlight hidden drinking patterns, new research on alcohol-related injuries originating at home, FASD video available online, alcohol and rivers: a dangerous mix, update on Dan Murphy's application, take action on alcohol advertising!

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.

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