FARE Pre-Budget submission 2017-18

  • 19 January 2017
  • The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)'s Pre-Budget submission 2017-18 to Treasury outlines broad support for alcohol tax reform, and proposes meaningful policy reforms, including better resourcing of interventions to reduce rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, eliminating harmful alcohol messaging in sport, and providing additional resources for better coordination between alcohol and other drug and family violence services.
    ODI flooded with harmful alcohol promotion

    ODI flooded with harmful alcohol promotion

  • 13 January 2017
  • Health experts are calling on Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith to demonstrate much-needed leadership and support efforts to phase out alcohol sponsors from professional cricket. As the Victoria Bitter One Day International series kicks off at the Gabba in Brisbane today, the open letter signatories – who represent Australia’s leading alcohol advocacy groups – warn that Cricket Australia is selling its young fans unhealthy and inappropriate messages by flooding the game with alcohol promotions.