A Bill set to pass State Parliament within days threatens one of the few tools local councils have to manage the impact and costs of alcohol on their communities, according to a coalition of health agencies.
Like the main character in Groundhog Day, alcohol policy in Victoria just keeps making the same mistakes.
A coalition of health agencies has called on the Federal Government to tackle one of the key drivers of alcohol overconsumption – price – by reforming alcohol taxation in this year‘s Federal Budget.
The Alcohol Policy Coalition today welcomed the Victorian Planning Minister's extension of a cap on late night liquor licenses to areas beyond the CBD.
Research from VicHealth and Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre shows young people and males are at greater risk of alcohol-related assaults on Saturdays and on St Patrick's Day.