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Community organisations call on Victorian Parliament to prioritise preventing alcohol harm

The health and wellbeing of our communities will be at risk from increasing alcohol harm if the Victorian Parliament fails to amend the Liquor Control Reform Amendment Bill 2021 later this month.

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FARE thanks Andrew Fairley AM and welcomes Mark Textor as new Chair of the Board

The Board and Staff of the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education (FARE) thank Mr Andrew Fairley AM for his dedication and commitment to an Australia free from alcohol harms, as he retires today after more than eight years as FARE’s Chair.

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Low awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

This International FASD Awareness Day, the FARE and NOFASD are calling on Australians to contribute to the prevention of FASD

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Supports available for people concerned about alcohol use

With the extension of COVID restrictions affecting many Australians, FARE is reminding people that there are supports available if they have concerns about their drinking or the drinking of someone they know.

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Age checks for alcohol delivery needed to keep SA kids safe

Health and community groups are today calling on the South Australian (SA) Government to introduce mandatory age checks to ensure alcohol is not sold to children online.

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Children put at risk from online sales and home delivery of alcoholic products

FARE and Berry Street are calling on governments to keep families and children safe from the harms from online sales and delivery of alcohol

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An extra $15 million in alcohol sales flowing into Victorian homes each week

A new report by FARE shows that alcohol retail sales in Victoria remain significantly above pre-pandemic levels more than one year after COVID-19 was first recorded in Australia

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Campaign highlighting alcohol and cancer link launched in Canberra

The Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT’s) first-ever campaign about the link between alcohol use and cancer is being launched today.

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Family violence services and advocates disappointed with Victorian Government’s changes to alcohol law