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Complete BS from BWS

Complete BS from BWS

Just when you thought alcohol advertising could not be more crass, hypocritical, or insulting, up jumps a campaign that would make a self-respecting industry cringe with embarrassment. The liquor merchant BWS…

adShame

adShame

Join the adShame campaign now and take action against companies that flout the current advertising standards. The Cancer Council’s adShame campaign is about highlighting the ways in which the alcohol…

Parents furious over Cricket Australia sponsorship decision

Parents furious over cricket australia sponsorship decision

GrogWatch is outraged that Cricket Australia has censored the messages of the WACA sponsor Healthway to ensure alcohol sponsors aren’t upset, as reported by The Sydney Morning Herald. Not only…

24 September 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

A couple of drinks a day likely to earn you a later ailment The Age 22 September 2013 The few glasses of wine women pour themselves each night to take…

17 September 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Should foetal alcohol disorder be classed a disability? ABC 12 September 2013 Every day, somewhere in Australia, a baby is born who will endure a lifetime of hardship because of…

How community action impacts on alcohol

Community action

GrogWatch supports and encourages communities to take action against alcohol-related harms, but what are the areas where community can make the most impact? We asked Anthony Shakeshaft, Associate Professor and…

Is the bell tolling for alcohol advertising?

alcohol industry

Good news. This has been a horrible week for the alcohol industry. First The Medical Journal of Australia published a letter from researchers who investigated the use of social media…

3 September 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Pregnant women continuing to drink alcohol despite warnings from medical experts ABC Online 2 September 2013 Some women are continuing to drink alcohol while pregnant despite warnings from medical experts,…

What’s the point of running an education campaign?

Alcohol in the news

GrogWatch has featured a number of education campaigns aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm over the years and congratulated the people who have run them. This week we ask Professor Steve…

30 July 2013 – Alcohol in the news

Alcohol in the news

Does your workplace have a drinking problem? The Age 26 July 2012 In my first job after uni I worked for a construction company as a site secretary while they…