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Sydney bottle shop forced to shut for selling to minor

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NSW is cracking down on the sale of booze to minors, and it appears to be working. For the first time in the state, a major bottle shop has been forced…

Investigation: Is there a link between alcohol advertising and underage drinking?

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Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand says there’s “no or very little” link between alcohol advertising and alcohol misuse by underage drinkers. ABC Fact Check investigated this claim and…

NSW Premier talks alcohol advertising

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NSW Premier Mike Baird spoke about the need to combat alcohol-related advertising last Wednesday at the Take Kare gala dinner – a fundraiser for the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation. Thomas…

Upcoming conference: Frontiers in Addiction, 18-21 August in Sydney

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4th APSAAR / 5th IDARS Conference 18-21 August  2015 The Conference will bring together basic scientists, clinical scientists and medical practitioners from the international community to present and discuss the latest…

Media Watch: The West Australian’s double standards on alcohol ads

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ABC TV’s Media Watch recently shone a light on alcohol advertising in our daily newspapers, using The West Australian as an example of where editorial content and industry advertising collide. Watching the…

Event: Winter School earlybird registration closing soon

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Earlybird registration for Live Lived Well’s Australian Winter School closes this Friday, with the alcohol and other drug conference this year set to explore the theme of ‘Unleash potential’. Now…

Do community alcohol prevention programs work?

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Changing people’s behaviours is the holy grail in health promotion. Whether it’s encouraging people to make better food choices, being vigilant for disease symptoms or reducing the amount they drink,…

The truth behind drinking figures

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A recent article in The Conversation makes an interesting point – although 92% of Australians self-identify as responsible drinkers, 43% of us have vomited while drunk, and 75% of us…

Annual alcohol survey results in

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The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) launched the results of its annual alcohol survey last week, highlighting changing community attitudes towards the marketing and consumption of alcohol. The…

New alcohol in the news via scoop.it feed

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We’re always looking to innovate in the way we bring you the latest news, which is why we’re trialling collating stories of interest with a scoop.it feed (soon accessible from the…