2014 Media Releases

Leading health and community groups applaud Vic Government bold change to liquor licence fees

Wednesday 5 November 2014

A coalition of leading health and community groups has congratulated the Minister for Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Edward O’Donohue for taking a health-centred approach to liquor licencing with the announcement of a rise in fees for large supermarket-style liquor barns.

Alcohol Policy Coalition supports protecting kids from alcohol ads

Friday 5 September 2014

The Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC) has welcomed the Greens' policy announcement that will put alcohol advertising restrictions on the agenda for the 2014 Victorian election.

No Duff-ence: beer found to breach code by appealing to kids

Friday 5 September 2014

The Alcohol Policy Coalition applauds a recent decision under the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) to uphold a complaint against Woolworths’ “Duff” beer.

Government’s collection of alcohol sales data is a step in the right direction

Friday 8 August 2014

Victoria will have a new tool to tackle alcohol-related harm when new legislation, introduced to Parliament this week, is passed.

Time to say ‘when’ on alcohol harm in Victoria

Friday 21 March 2014

The Alcohol Policy Coalition today called on all Victorian political parties to introduce key liquor licensing reforms, including earlier closing times and alcohol service restrictions, as part of its newly launched election policy platform for the 2014 State election, “Five steps to a safer, healthier Victoria”.


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