Alcohol has a staggering burden on South Australia’s health system. Each year alcohol is responsible for more than 400 deaths and 10,500 hospitalisations in South Australia (SA). We cannot continue to allow alcohol to devastate SA communities.
So where do the parties stand on key alcohol policies ahead of this weekend’s election?
Ahead of the SA election, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) and South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) asked parties to respond to three key alcohol policy questions. This scorecard has been developed based on the responses received.