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Bring on ‘summer of cricket’ not booze ads

Spoiling the start of our ‘summer of cricket’, the alcohol industry has been exposed for using supposedly tough rules on alcohol advertising as a decoy to continue targeting children with alcohol ads as they watch their heroes play.

Borsak’s bill a dangerous play for violence over vibrancy

NSW MLC Robert Borsak has been accused of propagating a dangerous fiction that would derail Sydney’s new vibrancy, threaten community health and safety, and put the city’s frontline emergency workers back in the firing line of violence, again.

Legends rally to ‘red card’ alcohol ads in sport

AFL identities Mick Malthouse and Rod Butterss, Australian cricketing hero John Inverarity, dual Olympian Clover Maitland, extreme sportswoman and mountaineer Cheryl Bart, NRL great Steve Ella, and hockey legend Ric Charlesworth are among an elite group of sporting greats calling for a lifetime ban on alcohol advertising in sport.