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Aussie kids’ personal data unprotected, as harmful digital marketing increases: landmark report reveals

Australia is falling behind the rest of the world in protecting kids from predatory digital marketing of harmful products like alcohol, unhealthy food and gambling, according to a new report released today.

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New laws in NSW close loopholes for online alcohol delivery

Community organisations have welcomed new legislation in NSW to hold alcohol companies that sell their products online to a higher standard.

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Community leaders call for Woolworths Directors to abandon plans for Dan Murphy’s superstore

Today community leaders and organisations have released an open letter calling on the Woolworths Board to stop its plans to build one of Australia’s biggest Dan Murphy’s within walking distance of three dry Aboriginal communities.

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NT Government greenlights Woolworths booze barn despite community concerns

Today the Northern Territory (NT) Government will introduce legislation that gives Woolworths the power to circumvent the independent Liquor Commission and build one of the largest bottle shops in the country within walking distance of three dry Aboriginal communities.

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It’s not OK to sell alcohol to children online

There are gaping holes in our laws for online alcohol sales, including no requirement for underage ID checks or for preventing delivery to people who are intoxicated.

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Policy submissions

FARE response: Draft Liquor Amendment (24-hour economy) Bill 2020

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.

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Research papers

Alcohol use and harm during COVID-19

This Report provides a snapshot of the recent available data on alcohol use and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, focusing on the period between March – May 2020.

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Community polling Research papers

We drink more alcohol and most often at home – even before COVID lockdowns

The nation’s most comprehensive annual alcohol poll sheds light on what we drink and think.

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Media releases

Annual Alcohol Poll 2020: We drink more alcohol and most often at home – even before COVID-19 lockdowns

The home is where the majority of Australians who use alcohol have the largest quantity per occasion and drink most freque­­ntly, rather than at pubs, clubs or restaurants.

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New data shows Northern Territory becoming safer from alcohol-fuelled violence and injury

FARE today welcomed the latest report from the NT Government that shows alcohol-fuelled harms are decreasing in the Territory.