GrogWatch News Roundup - 26 Mar 2013

26 Mar 2013 – Today’s alcohol-related news

Alcohol fines push on parents
The West Australian
25 Mar 2013
A WA mother of four is spearheading a campaign for laws to penalise adults who supply alcohol to youths without their parents’ consent.

Push for alcohol fines on parents
ABC Perth 720
25 Mar 2013
ABC Mornings Geoff Hutchison speaks with Samantha Menezes, a Perth mother who is leading a campaign for the introduction of laws that will penalise parents who supply alcohol to youths.

Marketing a driver of youth alcohol abuse
Illawarra Mercury
25 Mar 2013
The NSW Parliament Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues is currently conducting an inquiry into strategies to reduce alcohol abuse among young people in NSW.

Uni to change alcohol policy after drunken display
ABC News
25 Mar 2013
The University of Adelaide says it will implement a new responsible alcohol policy after a student pub crawl got out of hand in Adelaide’s CBD.

Alcohol evidence to stay secret
The West Australian
26 Mar 2013
Public health advocates have attacked the refusal of a Government-appointed committee to release submissions into a review of the State’s Liquor Act.

Alcohol sponsorship ban tipped
The New Zealand Herald
26 Mar 2013
A ban on alcohol sponsorship in sport is on the way, says the head of one of New Zealand sport’s strongest player unions.