Frontline health experts call on NSW government to maintain lockouts

Amid growing concern that the NSW Government may buckle to industry pressure, the NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has today called on the Acting Premier Troy Grant to give an unqualified assurance that he will not reverse the successful life-saving measures introduced in Sydney to prevent alcohol-related violence.

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Not one more: NSW MP’s urged to back new plan on alcohol

The State’s leading coalition of health professionals, emergency and law enforcement services, community members and researchers will today unveil a roadmap to reduce alcohol harms across New South Wales (NSW). With the State again bracing for an increase in harms over the summer, and the NSW election only months away, the Government and Opposition are

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Alcohol inquiry cautioned not to judge without proper evaluation

The NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has warned a NSW Parliamentary Committee against prematurely judging measures to reduce alcohol-related violence in NSW. In its submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly Committee on Law and Safety’s Inquiry into measures to reduce alcohol and drug-related violence, NAAPA has also taken aim at the alcohol industry’s attempts

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NAAPA Forum: Alcohol Policy in NSW: Where to now?

The NAAPA Forum focused on three key elements of alcohol policy and regulation; Premier Barry O’Farrell’s January announcement of the alcohol violence initiatives and the legislative changes in Sydney and NSW, the review of the NSW Liquor Act 2007 and opportunities for future reforms in alcohol policy in NSW. You can listen to the podcast

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State of Origin provokes family violence in NSW, says report

Updated first published at Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size There is a massive spike in the rate of family violence in NSW on rugby league State of Origin game days, according to a new report from the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La Trobe University in Melbourne.

Alcohol law review response questioned

A credibility gap is emerging in the council's response to the NSW government review of Newcastle's alcohol laws, Tony Brown says.

A 'thriving' night-time culture in Canberra comes with costs from alcohol use

Who should pay for harmful effects of late-night drinking?

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