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FARE response: Draft Liquor Amendment (24-hour economy) Bill 2020

People often underestimate the risk of harm from drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including miscarriage, stillbirth and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FARE’s submission provides a way forward in the prevention of harm caused by FASD.

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Submission to the inquiry into effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

People often underestimate the risk of harm from drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including miscarriage, stillbirth and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FARE’s submission provides a way forward in the prevention of harm caused by FASD.

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FARE response: Liquor & Gaming NSW consultation on same-day alcohol delivery

Market innovation for convenience is not a valid reason to allow alcohol companies to target vulnerable people via online alcohol sales and delivery.

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Productivity Commission Issues Paper: The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health

FARE’s submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into Mental Health and response to the Issues Paper on the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health.

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PAAC-FARE submission to the Exposure draft for the NT Liquor Bill 2019

Alcohol reforms in the Northern Territory (NT) have included a rewrite of the Northern Territory of Australia Liquor Act 1978 (the Act).

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Joint submission on the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry

Vulnerable groups, including children, are the object of direct alcohol marketing in the booming digital ecosystem, and the dire lack of regulation and transparency of digital platforms makes this a lucrative space for alcohol companies to recruit drinkers.

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PAAC and FARE joint submission to the NT risk-based licensing consultation

PAAC and FARE strongly support the introduction of a risk-based licensing scheme to replace the current scheme which is grossly outdated and inadequate.

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Submission: Credit and financial services targeted at Australians at risk of financial hardship

Alcohol is no ordinary commodity. It is one of the leading contributors to death and disability in Australia and is a causal factor in over 200 disease and injury conditions.

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ACT Drug Strategy Action Plan 2018-2021

Given the seriousness of the devastation of alcohol harm, the ACT Government is to be commended for its commitment to tackling this problem in the ACT.

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FARE submission in relation to pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages

On 11 October 2018 the Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation for Australia and New Zealand decided to mandate the application of pregnancy warning labels on all packaged alcohol products.