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FARE aims to follow and contribute to meaningful discussions about alcohol consumption, attitudes, behaviours, treatment, education, alcohol-related harms and policies.

Our goal is to ensure that the Foundation’s policy positions and advocacy efforts are articulated and broadcast widely, that our evidence-based research is understood and accessible, and that the outstanding work of the organisations and individuals we partner with is being showcased.

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Wine labelling is not as accurate as you might think

When you’re in a rush trying to find a bottle of wine for that last-minute Christmas gift, the labels seem to contain an awful lot of information. There are many descriptive words such as “hints of vanilla” and “bursting fruits”, but when it gets down to the nitty gritty of how much alcohol is in the bottle, those numbers may not be telling the true story.

Tobacco, gambling and alcohol donations ‘rise during critical debates’

Study finds donations are targeted during debates on alcohol tax and gambling law reform and immediately before elections

Alcohol misuse by over-50s on rise in Australia and New Zealand, study finds

It’s ‘critically important’ to identify hazardous drinking in older people, researchers say