NSW govt bulldozes community safeguards under guise of legislative update

22 August 2018: The New South Wales Government is recklessly trampling community safeguards under the guise of a routine legislative update, according to the state’s public health and medical experts. The warning comes ahead of today’s Liquor & Gaming NSW 2018 Regulatory Roundtable in Sydney, with the NSW/ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) highly critical of READ MORE

Bound and gagged – NSW liquor licensing silences community objections

24 August 2017: New South Wales communities are being robbed of the opportunity to object to or complain about liquor licence applications, by an unfair, complex and outdated regulatory system. In its submission to Liquor and Gaming NSW’s Evaluation of the Community Impact Statement requirement for liquor applications, the state’s leading alcohol policy coalition, the NSW READ MORE

FASD clinic funding: FARE and NAAPA welcome state government announcement

Today’s announcement that the Baird Government will invest in the prevention of harm to children from alcohol has been welcomed by the country’s leading alcohol research and advocacy organisation and an alliance of 47 organisations working to promote evidence-based actions to prevent alcohol-related harms in NSW.