GrogWatch News roundup - 07 May 2013

07 May 2013 – Latest alcohol-related news

UOW academic takes on youth alcohol abuse
Illawarra Mercury
06 May 2013
A University of Wollongong academic has delved deep into the issue through her research at UOWs Centre for Health Initiatives.

Fed up dad targets junk food advertising
ABC Online
06 May 2013
A Tasmanian father is leading a fight over alcohol and junk food advertising in major sport.

NRL winning battle with the booze, says drug group
Sydney Morning Herald
04 May 2013
As the NRL lurched from one alcohol-fuelled incident to another in 2009, the administration drafted in the Australian Drug Foundation for much-needed assistance.

Message watered down in subplot
The Age
05 May 2013
When Carlton United Breweries struck a deal to sponsor AFL player substitutes, the brewing giant claimed it was to promote responsible drinking.

Another alcohol-fulled weekend keeps St Vincent’s emergency department busy
The Telegraph
05 May 2013
The Telegraph reports another busy weekend in Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital accident and emergency department.