Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Kids exposed to too many booze ads: report
9News National
11 Jun 2013
The independent Alcohol Advertising Review Board (AARB) listed its top 10 “shockers” of 2012/13 in its first annual report released on Tuesday.

Complaint surge over booze adverts
The West Australian
11 Jun 2013
A watchdog set up by WA health groups to monitor alcohol advertisements has received 200 complaints in its first year – more than double the number made to the advertising industry’s own voluntary regulator.

One man dead, three critical after drinks: a silent epidemic in Australian hospitals
ABC News Local
11 Jun 2013
One man is dead and three others are critically ill after drinking homemade alcohol in southern Queensland.

Alcohol spilling into young minds
Courier Mail
08 Jun 2013
Sometimes it’s the things that creep up on us that pose the most danger: our weight, a nagging health issue we ignore, a problem we look past with a child.

MP raises alcohol abuse within city’s CBD in State Parliament
The Morning Bulletin
07 Jun 2013
Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne has stepped up his crusade against alcohol abuse in Rockhampton’s city centre, raising the matter in parliament last week.