The alcohol industry’s contribution to the Australian economy is enormous. See here for details on how each part of the supply chain adds significant value.
A recent study published in the prestigious International Journal of Cancer shows there is now a clear benefit from drinking moderately- one or two glasses per day limits the risk of bowel cancer. The study, which reviewed 16 published studies across the United...
Increasing alcohol prices has been proven to be ineffective in reducing consumption among those at risk of harms, with those who drink at the highest levels also the least likely to reduce their consumption when prices go up. Responding to a study released overnight...
On November 27, 2018, a host of Parliamentarians, staffers and industry stakeholders gathered at Parliament House in Canberra for the 2018 Alcohol Beverages Australia Celebration of Industry Event.
Whether it is a family vineyard in the Barossa or a university student working in a CBD bottle shop, a new report shows the beer, wine and spirits industry provides direct and indirect employment opportunities for more than 590,000 Australians.
The world’s leading beer, wine, and spirits producers have reached hundreds of millions of people across the globe in their mission to combat harmful drinking.
Australia’s relationship with alcohol remains on the right track with today’s release of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Apparent Consumption of Alcohol Data showing the lowest rate of per capita drinking since 1961-62. Read more
Australians’ drinking behaviour got a 10-year tick of approval today with the release of the Federal Government’s Report Card on Australian Health showing a continuation of long term positive trends in all the major indicators associated with alcohol consumption.
ABA Executive Director Fergus Taylor talks to ABC regarding Minimum Unit Pricing
Findings from the most comprehensive survey of Australia’s drinking practices have confirmed a continuation of longstanding positive trends in our community.
ABA Executive Director Fergus Taylor talks to Weekend Sunrise - Click here to watch
Footy Grand Finals weekend has just come and gone, the time of year when the anti-alcohol brigade ramps up their attempts to shame anyone who enjoys a drink while watching sport by criticising the organisations that sponsor it.
The latest figures from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) show what has long been suspected: Sydney’s lockout laws are not the answer to what is a complex social problem. The BOCSAR report, released yesterday, shows crime declining in the...
The Turnbull government has quietly begun a review of Australia's safe-drinking guidelines after the "low risk" level of alcohol intake was halved overnight amid accusations of nanny statism. Click here to read more
New research shows that consumption of alcohol per capita has tumbled to a 50-year low and ad spend is drying up in TV and print as alcohol brands push dollars into outdoor and digital, AdNews can reveal. Read more
One-punch victim defends booze laws - Read more http://www.theage.com.au/wa-news/dont-punish-all-for-actions-of-a-few-onepunch-victim-defends-wa-booze-laws-20161020-gs71gc.html
ABA Letter to the Editor, Katherine Times
Violence and anti-social behaviour is unacceptable, irrespective of how or when it occurs. But sucking the life out of Sydney is not the solution. Click here to read more
The ACT Government has scrapped its proposed bar and nightclub lockout laws in the face of opposition from the Greens, businesses and the community. Read more
The Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee has published its interim report into the need for a nationally consistent approach to alcohol-related violence. Read more here