2010 Media Releases

Health bodies call for crack down on alcoholic energy drink manufacturers

Monday 13 December 2010

A coalition of health organisations has called on the State and Federal Health and Consumer Affairs Departments to follow the US example and push manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks to withdraw their products from sale.

Prevention agency would save Australian taxpayers in alcohol clean-up

Tuesday 26 October 2010

By passing the nation's first National Preventive Agency bill, the Federal Government could speed up action on alcohol and save Australian taxpayers from footing the $15billion clean-up bill says the Alcohol Policy Coalition.

Study: Victorians aren't aware alcohol causes cancer

Thursday 29 April 2010

Research released shows one in two Victorians don't realise that alcohol causes cancer, prompting the Alcohol Policy Coalition to call for health advisory labels on all alcohol products to better inform consumers.