In order to shape and inform the development of effective alcohol policy, the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education makes submissions to a range of Commonwealth, State and Territory government inquiries.
Featured Policy Submission
Submission to the inquiry into effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
People often underestimate the risk of harm from drinking alcohol during pregnancy, including miscarriage, stillbirth and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FARE’s submission provides a way forward in the prevention of harm caused by FASD.
Latest Policy Submissions
Market innovation for convenience is not a valid reason to allow alcohol companies to target vulnerable people via online alcohol sales and delivery.
FARE’s submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into Mental Health and response to the Issues Paper on the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health.
Alcohol reforms in the Northern Territory (NT) have included a rewrite of the Northern Territory of Australia Liquor Act 1978 (the Act).
Vulnerable groups, including children, are the object of direct alcohol marketing in the booming digital ecosystem, and the dire lack of regulation and transparency of digital platforms makes this a lucrative space for alcohol companies to recruit drinkers.
PAAC and FARE strongly support the introduction of a risk-based licensing scheme to replace the current scheme which is grossly outdated and inadequate.
Alcohol is no ordinary commodity. It is one of the leading contributors to death and disability in Australia and is a causal factor in over 200 disease and injury conditions.