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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…

Event: Research with Parents and Adolescents on the supply of alcohol

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Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre is hosting a seminar Two sides of the story: Research with Parents and Adolescents on the supply of alcohol with Professor Sandra Jones, Australian…

Study: Current alcohol ad rules failing our youth

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The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) released a Drug and Alcohol Review report examining child, adolescent and young adult exposure to alcohol advertising during Australian Football…

OECD alcohol report released


A new OECD report, ‘Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use’, has been released. The report includes an interactive map, allowing you to highlight drinking patterns in participating countries.

Competition Policy Review report released


At the end of March, the final report of the Competition Policy Review was released. Public health groups are lobbying so that competition doesn’t come at the expense of public…

Vic govt seeking feedback on new liquor law


Last year the Victorian government introduced a law requiring liquor wholesalers to report their wholesale liquor supply information to the government. This brings Victoria into line with Queensland, Western Australia, the Northern…

Family violence – time to account for the role of alcohol


Violence, both within and outside the home, is finally receiving the attention it deserves. Grogwatch has previously written extensively about the changes we as a community can enact to reduce…

Event: ACEM Alcohol Harms Sessions


The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) invites attendees to the Alcohol Harm sessions at the College’s 2014 Annual Conference in Melbourne (December 8 and 11). There are two sessions…

New research report: Young people’s opinions on alcohol and other drug issues

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Do young people support alcohol regulations in our community? What do they think about accessing treatment? The Australian National Council on Drugs have published a new report looking at young people’s…

Personal rights vs social harms

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A town in country Victoria is currently fighting with its council to stop the introduction of pokies into the local hotel. The division is between those who do not want…