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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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FARE welcomes Federal Government commitment to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) welcomes Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt’s announcement of nearly $24 million for diagnostic and support services for people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to coincide with International FASD Awareness Day.

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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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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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Food ministers prioritise the community’s safety and health agreeing to a visible pregnancy health warning on alcohol products

First-ever consumer testing of the most effective alcohol warning label has found a red, black and white label saying ‘health warning’ was the best in drawing attention to the risks of alcohol use and pregnancy.

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Consumers vote for a red, black and white ‘health warning’ label on alcohol

First-ever consumer testing of the most effective alcohol warning label has found a red, black and white label saying ‘health warning’ was the best in drawing attention to the risks of alcohol use and pregnancy.