Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) - Healthy people. Strong communities.

New Zealand policymakers look at the big picture on alcohol marketing

Strike bowling ad 300511 Punt Rd Richmond VIC

A Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship reviewed the issue of alcohol advertising and sponsorship in New Zealand in 2014. The inquiry was conducted by a number of government ministers supported by public servants from the Health Ministry, the Department of Justice and the Health Promotion Agency, a non-government organization. The Ministerial Forum reviewed the research literature and took account of the views of stakeholders, the public, and experts. At the time the trend in per capita drinking in…

SHine SA: Yarning Up Forum Adelaide

iStock_000004941834Medium

The Yarning Up forum aims to bring together workers and community members to share and promote the quality of work and research being done in the areas of Sexual Health,…

Children avert your eyes now

Happy classroom playing at school. Multi ethnic children, back v

According to the most recent National Drug Strategy Household Survey, there is strong public support for controls on alcohol advertising. Compared to the previous report, there was increased support for…

NADA Conference 2016—Integrated care: Working together to respond to complexity

microphone with blurred event background

The NADA Conference 2016-Integrated care: Working together to respond to complexity will bring together people from across the alcohol and other drug sector and will provide a forum to highlight…

ATDC 2016 Conference – Rethinking Prevention: a broader agenda

shutterstock_132469673

The Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania is looking forward to seeing you in Hobart for the ATDC 2016 Conference. The ATDC 2016 Conference Rethinking Prevention: a broader…

Something in the air – but not safety

Flight Attendant Serving a Drink

Do you ever wonder why airline staff bother to go through the safety routine these days? So few passengers seem to watch or listen. It does seem redundant to be…

ALCOHOL’S DESTRUCTIVE ROLE ON Q&A

Woman laptop grass

Listen to an extract from the ABC’s Q&A on Monday 11 April when the panelists discussed the role of alcohol in family violence and foetal alcohol syndrome. Germaine Greer said it is…

How Women Are Targeted To Drink More

Businesswoman Holding Wine

Problematic drinking by women can be overlooked as they do not drink as much, or as often, as men. Yet alcohol has a greater effect on women. For biological reasons…

Liquor Act & Domestic violence, does it go hand in hand?

bandw_sad boy parents drinking and fighting_16April2013_reduced size

The much anticipated report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence was published last week. Pleasingly the Victorian government has already promised to implement every one of the 227 recommendations….

A guide for community services: Capacity Building and Change Management

vada

VAADA is proud to announce the release of ‘Capacity Building and Change Management – A guide for community services’. This latest resource has kept the still relevant and best bits of the old…