This report examines whether trends in alcohol consumption among parents, carers and guardians of dependent children aged 0-14 years have changed since the commencement of the millennium compared to non-parents.
Life is better with the support of family and friends. That messaging is at the heart of Pregnant Pause, the innovative health promotion campaign that asks participants to take a break from alcohol during their pregnancy or the pregnancy of a loved one.
This report examines the available evidence for national levels of expenditure on preventive health over the past 15 years, and compares spending in Australia with that of selected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
A new economic report looking at what Australia invests in preventive health has found Australia ranks poorly on the world stage and has determined that governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare budget.
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) welcomed the opportunity to make a submission on the Swift, Certain and Fair Approaches to Sentencing Family Violence Offenders: Discussion Paper (Discussion Paper). FARE’s submission contained 17 recommendations, with the recommendation to pilot a project with ‘swift and certain’ responses for alcohol-related offences being one.
People arrested or convicted of alcohol-related offences would be required to take two alcohol breath tests per day or wear a continuous alcohol monitoring bracelet, under a proposal currently before the Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council.
This report compares and assesses the policies that regulate the physical availability of alcohol in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Health experts have today warned the McGowan Government that its planned liquor reforms risk increasing alcohol’s availability, exposing communities to even greater levels of alcohol harm, and jeopardising the state’s reputation as Australia’s leading public health jurisdiction.