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Joint submission on the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry

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.

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Submission to the NSW Inquiry into the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Prohibition Bill 2015

In this submission NAAPA welcomed the opportunity to provide comment on the Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Alcohol Beverages Advertising Prohibition Bill 2015.

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Submission to the Liquor & Gaming NSW evaluation of the Community Impact Statement requirement for liquor applications

NAAPA sends a strong message that the phased removal of alcohol advertising in NSW is needed in order to reduce the incidence of alcohol harm.

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Submission to the National Sports Plan

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) and Bluearth welcomed the opportunity to make a submission on the development of the National Sports Plan. FARE’s submission contained six recommendations, and calls for the establishment of a sports sponsorship replacement fund, with revenue to be generated from a long overdue and much needed reform of the alcohol tax system.

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Submission to the draft guidelines to support changes to liquor legislation (Tasmania)

FARE’s submission to the Tasmanian Government’s Draft guidelines to support changes to liquor legislation – advertising and promotion of alcohol recommends that this opportunity be used to clearly articulate liquor licensees’ obligations in regards to advertising and promotion of alcohol under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990.

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Submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into family violence

FARE makes 17 recommendations to the Royal Commission on how the Victorian Government should work to reduce the incidence of alcohol-related family violence. Key areas for recommended reform include regulating the availability and promotion of alcohol, developing comprehensive and integrated models of care, implementing programs targeted at perpetrators, educating young Victorians, and improving data collection and program evaluations.

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Submission to the review of the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice

This submission was prepared for the Free TV Australia review of the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice. The submission examines the proposed changes to the Code, and makes eight recommendations for Free TV Australia to strengthen its Codes of Practice based on the evidence of effective advertising and sponsorship control.

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Submission to the ANPHA draft report on alcohol advertising

This submission was prepared for the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) in response to the draft report on Alcohol advertising: The effectiveness of current regulatory codes in addressing community concerns. This submission responds to recommendations in the draft report and includes information on policies that were not included in the draft report for consideration by ANPHA.

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Submission to the WA Liquor Control Act 1988 review

The review of the West Australia (WA) Liquor Control Act 1988 provides the West Australian Government with an opportunity to reform liquor licensing and prioritise evidence-based policies that will reduce alcohol-related harms. This submission addresses the terms of reference of the review, making 26 recommendations regarding the price, promotion and availability of alcohol and the importance of harm minimisation.

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Submission on ANHPA Issues Paper on alcohol advertising

FARE’s submission on the Australian Preventive Health Agency’s (ANPHA) Issues Paper, Alcohol Advertising: The effectiveness of current regulatory codes in addressing community concerns makes the case for alcohol marketing reform, and sets out principles for an effective alcohol advertising regulatory regime using a multifaceted approach.