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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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FARE welcomes appointment of new CEO

FARE Board has today announced the appointment of Ms Caterina Giorgi as Chief Executive Officer.

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Pressure’s on to tackle invisible epidemic affecting generations of Australians

A group of leading medical and public heath bodies is backing calls for a parliamentary inquiry into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), after it was revealed Australia has one of the highest rates of alcohol use during pregnancy in the world.

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2019 annual alcohol poll confirms ‘decade of deception’ as Australia’s ‘get drunk’ club climbs to six million

In the tenth year of surveying Australians, new polling has found the number of people who drink alcohol to get drunk has edged close to half the drinking population, to around six million people, despite little change in overall alcohol consumption.

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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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Empower women with the truth about alcohol harm

All alcohol advertisements should carry a health warning to provide greater protection for consumers – in particular to guard the right of children to safely interact in the digital world.

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Stronger consumer protections needed in digital reform

All alcohol advertisements should carry a health warning to provide greater protection for consumers – in particular to guard the right of children to safely interact in the digital world.

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Victorian regulator shirks warning on dangerous alcohol product

An American company selling copycat icy-poles spiked with alcohol has been censured for irresponsible and dangerous behaviour.

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Driven to drink: Australian-first study sheds more light on factors influencing youth drinking

Stop marketing alcohol to children on television and you would reduce youth drinking.

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Risky drinking among undergraduate university students: A social norms-based approach

An overview of the findings of a baseline survey undertaken as part of the project Risky drinking among undergraduate university students: a social norms-based approach.