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Monthly Archives: July 2016

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…

Petition: Protect our kids and take alcohol out of the game

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Our footy idols are now walking billboards for the alcohol industry. Professional sport is saturating the game with more alcohol ads, when alcohol causes so much harm in our communities. Logos…

Make it easier to seek help

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Many Australian respondents to the 2016 Global Drug Survey (GDS) reported they are drinking too much alcohol, and want to drink less, yet they believe they can’t do so without…

It is not just a woman’s issue

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Pregnancy is a time of great change. If you are pregnant or thinking about having a baby, it is important to consider how alcohol may affect your unborn baby. If…

NAIDOC Week 2016

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This week is NAIDOC Week! NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, which aims to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of…