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‘TOM’ supports ACT men who want to cut back drinking

With almost a Third Of Men surveyed in Canberra keen to cut down their alcohol use, the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) has launched TOM with support from the ACT Government.

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Stopping alcohol harm receives vital political traction

The Labor Party is to be congratulated for putting alcohol-harm on the national policy agenda ahead of the federal election.

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NSW alcohol threat hidden in plain sight

Ahead of Saturday’s NSW election, the major parties are being reminded of the danger of failing to act decisively to address alcohol harm during the next political term.

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Program under threat despite dramatic drop in violence in indigenous community

Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs), including one that has helped dramatically reduce violent assault rates in the remote Indigenous community of Pormpuraaw in far north Queensland, are under threat.

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Research papers

Examining trends in alcohol consumption during pregnancy in Australia 2001-2016

The 2009 National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol recommends for women who are pregnant, for those who are planning a pregnancy and for those who are breastfeeding, not drinking alcohol is the safest option.

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Policy submissions

Submission to Research Australia in relation to the Medical Research Future Fund

FARE made its submission to Australian Government’s Research Australia in relation to the MRFF.

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Policy submissions

Submission to the Inquiry into the efficiency, effectiveness and coherency of Australian Government funding for research

A joint submission by the FARE and the CAPR at La Trobe University made to the Inquiry into the efficiency, effectiveness and coherency of Australian Government funding for research.

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Research papers

Preventing chronic disease: How does Australia score?

The Prevention 1st Scorecard assesses our progress on preventive health policies in Australia. It seeks to highlight the successes of Australian governments and the areas where more work is needed to address risk factors.

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Understanding of consumer information messaging on alcohol products

Theis research investigates consumer understanding and interpretation of the two most commonly used consumer information message labels for alcohol and pregnancy, and to explore whether there might be potential to enhance their effectiveness.

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Historic and life saving alcohol reforms a turning point for the NT

The comprehensive package of alcohol reforms announced by the Northern Territory Labor Government have been welcomed and endorsed by the nation’s leading alcohol research and policy centre.