FARE holds functions and events in various locations around Australia to highlight our research findings, present our policy proposals, engage with communities and like-minded stakeholders, and to facilitate discussions and debate about alcohol. We often post real-time updates on Twitter, and publish multimedia and written outputs to our website post-event.

Browse through this section of our site to keep up to date with FARE’s latest events coverage.

Driving Change from FAREAustralia on Vimeo.

Driving change: a frontline perspective on alcohol harm

What does your Saturday night look like? Are you a reveller cutting loose on the dancefloor, or maybe it’s a glass of red with dinner at your favourite restaurant, or possibly pyjamas and Netflix on the couch?

No matter how you spend it, have you ever stopped to wonder what a Saturday night looks like for our police and hospital emergency department workers?

Join us for an open and frank discussion about what really happens on Canberra’s streets on the weekends.

Guests will have an opportunity to hear from special guest, Professor Jonathan Shepherd, who is visiting Australia from the United Kingdom to assist with the ‘Driving Change’ research study at Calvary Hospital.

The forum will be facilitated by Professor Steve Robson, President of the Australian Medical Association (ACT), and will include a light lunch and networking opportunity.

The full program will be released shortly.

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Global Alcohol Policy Conference (#GAPC2017)

Mobilising for change: Alcohol policy and the evidence for action
4-6 October | Melbourne

GAPC2017 is hosted by the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA), Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), and the National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA), and maintains the tradition of focusing on advocacy, overcoming vested interests in alcohol policy development and the need for international collaboration to stop the harm caused by alcohol.

Don’t miss out, submit your GAPC2017 abstract today. Abstracts are due midnight 5 February 2017.

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