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Three strikes failure: Industry heavy hitters immune

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A government program designed to ensure licensed venues across New South Wales comply with liquor regulation is failing to target the industry’s worst repeat offenders.

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ACT: Risky drinking sees alcohol harms rise

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Alcohol harms are also on the increase, with over 6,700 alcohol-related emergency department presentations in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) each year.

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FASD clinic funding: FARE and NAAPA welcome state government announcement

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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.

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NAAPA Alcohol Policy Election Forum on 5 March

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Ahead of the NSW State Election in March, NAAPA is holding an election forum giving communities an opportunity to raise important questions about alcohol policy with their political representatives.

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NSW Election Poll: Majority support for alcohol measures

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Two thirds of New South Wales (NSW) residents support the measures introduced last summer to curb alcohol-fuelled violence and, just weeks out from the 2015 State Election, voters are now calling on party leaders to outline their plans to address alcohol harms.

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