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NAAPA’s Submission to Liquor Act review

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NSW Licenced venues would be required to pay annual licence fees upwards of $25,000 under sweeping changes proposed by the State’s leading alcohol policy coalition. The NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) says the introduction of a fairer licensing regime would make the State’s 17,010 liquor licensees more accountable for the alcohol harms ...

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NAAPA launches in the ACT

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A new coalition of health, community, and frontline organisations working to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harms in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) was launched in Canberra today. The launch coincided with the release of the paper, Alcohol consumption and harms in the ACT, which found that just under half (44.5%) of ACT residents aged o...

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NAAPA welcomes commencement of Liquor Act review

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The NSW and ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) today welcomes the announcement of the NSW Statutory Review of the Liquor Act 2007. NAAPA has been urging the Government to release the Terms of Reference for the Review and is pleased to see the Government has now commenced the consultation process. Foundation for Alcohol Research and […]

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Government fails to act on Liquor Act review

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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 […]

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2013 NSW Alcohol Summit

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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 les...

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Time to move on Liquor ACT review

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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 […]

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Alcohol harms to hit NSW hard this summer

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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 hospit...

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