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CONGRATULATIONS TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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In March, the Alcohol Advertising Review Board (AARB) released the report, “No way to ignore it: The case for removing alcohol ads from public transport” and wrote to all states and territories calling on them to amend advertising agency contracts or existing legislation to prohibit the display of alcohol advertising on public transport and transit stops. Well South Australia was listening.  The Adelaide Advertiser reported that from mid 2017 South Australia will prohibit alcohol advertising on both the inside or outside…

10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis 2016 Conference

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The 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference will be held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the leading multidisciplinary Viral Hepatitis conference in Australasia. The conference is held biennially…

The ‘bar’ needs to be raised: drinking in licensed venues

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In several places including Newcastle, Kings Cross and the Sydney CBD, trading hour and other restrictions have been placed on licensed venues to reduce the risk of street violence and…

The Olympic Spirit

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It’s that time again- the Olympic Games coming to you live from Rio.  Set with controversy before it even started, there have been whistleblowing confessions from Russian athletes about performance…

ACT launch of Women Want to Know

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Women Want to Know was officially launched in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Wednesday by Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Health Simon Corbell MLA. The FARE campaign encourages health…

Up, up and away!

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A fortnight ago an Australian plane was diverted to Bali, on its path from Sydney to Phuket, to remove six friends who had started a fight on board. They were…

Addressing masculinities should be central to future policy debate on alcohol-related violence

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We liked this article so much we thought we would re-publish it. Kind thanks for the permission NDRI This article was first published in Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. Professor David…

Invitation – Launch of VicHealth’s Alcohol Strategy and $1.3 million funding announcement

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This event is about VicHealth’s approach to preventing harm from alcohol over the next three years, and the exciting opportunities this presents for Victorian local councils, researchers and practitioners who work…

National Primary Health Care Conference 2016

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The National Primary Health Care (NPHC) Conference 2016 is a platform for the whole primary health care community and professionals to come together in a supportive and collaborative environment to…

Great power. Great irresponsibility.

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Corporate social responsibility. Great concept, isn’t it? Warm, fuzzy, giving a general impression of ethics, interest and trust. It is also a powerful shield for the alcohol industry. Addiction journal…