30 June 2013: The NSW Government has been told that time is running out to conduct a comprehensive review of the NSW Liquor Act and that further delays to the five year statutory review process calls into question the Government’s commitment to reducing alcohol harms in NSW. Government fails to act on liquor act review READ MORE
March 2013: The NSW and ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) hosted the 2013 NSW Alcohol Summit at Parliament House in Sydney today, bringing together health professionals, community representatives, law enforcement officials, researchers, frontline workers and State politicians.
The 2013 NSW Alcohol Summit was held on Thursday 14 March at NSW Parliament House with over 180 attendees including health professionals, community representatives, law enforcement officials, researchers, frontline workers, and state politicians. Media releases 14 March 2013 NSW Alcohol Summit – a wakeup call for government 14 March 2013 Past lessons flagged ahead of READ MORE
The recently formed NSW & ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has raised concerns over the NSW Government’s failure to commence a five‐year statutory review of the Liquor Act 2007. The review of the Act must be conducted and tabled in Parliament by the end of the year, but with no announcement forthcoming, NAAPA, has questioned READ MORE
December 2012: This report estimates the alcohol-related harms that will occur in the summer of 2012-13 in New South Wales.
The NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has warned a NSW Parliamentary Committee against prematurely judging measures to reduce alcohol-related violence in NSW. 13 December 2012: Alcohol-related harms will again hit New South Wales hard this summer with new statistics pointing to more than 300 alcohol-related deaths, and more than 12,000 hospitalisations attributable to alcohol READ MORE