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Many Australians using more alcohol and worried about household drinking

New data released today shows one-in-five Australians have purchased more alcohol than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the majority are drinking more and have concerns about their alcohol use and the drinking of others in their household.

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Woolworths a law unto its own in fuelling alcohol harm

Woolworths will stop at nothing to build a Dan Murphy’s megastore in the middle of three dry Aboriginal communities, after sustained lobbying by Woolworths saw the Northern Territory (NT) Government rush amendments to the NT Liquor Act through Parliament before shutting down due to COVID-19.

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COVID-19: WA Premier shows leadership on addressing alcohol harm

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has been congratulated for strong leadership, with his announcement to place limits on takeaway alcohol to assist with the state’s COVID-19 response.

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Community groups remain resolute in opposition to Dan Murphy’s

The group of organisations fighting to protect the local community from increased alcohol-fuelled harm, says it will continue to oppose Woolworths’ application for a supersized Dan Murphy’s liquor store.

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Verified: alcohol industry calling the shots on Australian health policy

New research and analysis, following a ‘bombshell’ media investigation, has raised further serious concerns about alcohol industry interference in the development of health policy.

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BWS ‘sobriety stunt’ an empty manipulative gesture

A partnership between the Woolworths-owned BWS alcohol chain and the Dry July Foundation has been condemned as a shocking and ill-conceived ‘sobriety stunt’.

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Whistleblower condemns CSIRO pro-alcohol bias

An Australian research scientist has blown the whistle on the CSIRO, criticising a “stupefying” pro-alcohol R&D agenda paid for by Australian taxpayers.

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AFL and NRL ladder of alcohol advertising addiction

A study launched today highlights the extent that foreign multinationals leverage the popularity of the AFL and NRL to market their alcohol brands to kids. 

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Heineken F1 partnership slammed: alcohol, speed and sport a deadly cocktail

Road trauma and safety experts fear the fatal consequences of Heineken’s high profile Formula 1 sponsorship, ahead of the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne this weekend, and have accused Heineken of recklessly encouraging drink driving.

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The Alcohol Management Plan at Pormpuraaw, Queensland, Australia: An Ethnographic Community-Based Study

This report outlines the findings of an ethnographic research project which gathered and analysed the Alcohol Management Plan (AMP) in the remote Indigenous community of Pormpuraaw on the western coast of Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland.