A non-profit group working to reduce harm caused by alcohol hopes to renew a push for 3:00am last drinks in Canberra, once the results of a new national study into emergency department presentations are known.
Calvary Hospital is recording Canberra's alcohol hotspots and how much booze emergency patients are drinking in a groundbreaking trial aimed at curbing alcohol-fuelled violence.
One in seven presentations to ACT emergency departments are alcohol-related. Now a new national study will reveal where those harms are occurring, which alcohol outlets cause the most harm, and how ACT policing can best target its violence prevention efforts.
The Prevention 1st Pre-Budget 2017-18 submission to Treasury identifies four actions to target the key chronic disease risk factors: alcohol consumption, tobacco use, physical inactivity and poor nutrition.
Leading health organisations are calling on the Commonwealth to address Australia’s significant underinvestment in preventive health and set the national agenda to tackle chronic disease ahead of Labor’s National Health Policy Summit today.
The Queensland Coalition for Action on Alcohol (QCAA) and the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) welcome the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed changes to the alcohol measures introduced under the Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence legislation in 2016.
Queensland’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee has been warned proposed amendments to current liquor legislation risk undermining efforts to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence, according to health experts and advocacy groups.
Internationally renowned alcohol researcher Professor Emmanuel Kuntsche is set to join Australia’s world-leading alcohol policy research centre.