2014 Election Policy Platform

Five steps to a safer, healthier Victoria

When we drink WHEN WE DRINK

Address availability and alcohol related violence

  • Introduce 3am as the latest time for serving alcohol in pubs and clubs
  • Maintain and extend the freeze on granting new late night licences
  • Introduce 10pm as the latest time for packaged liquor sales

 

How we drink HOW WE DRINK

Promote safer consumption of alcohol

  • Tighten controls on the availability of packaged liquor
  • Prohibit activities which encourage irresponsible drinking
  • Introduce a responsible service requirement for secondary supply

 

Where we drink WHERE WE DRINK

Minimise harm through liquor licensing reform

  • Tighten controls on liquor licensing including tailoring approaches to liquor licensing in high risk areas.
  • Prioritise harm minimisation in liquor licensing
  • Consider transport options in assessing licence applications

 

Drink messages DRINK MESSAGES

Protect children and young people from alcohol advertising

  • Restrict alcohol advertising from places and times where children and young people may be exposed.
  • Support advertising restrictions with a sustained social marketing campaign about responsible drinking.

 

Policy evaluation POLICY EVALUATION

Support evidence-based policy

  • Commence collecting alcohol sales data in order to evaluate policies.

 

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