Drinks Industry and Governments provide a helping hand

A number of Governments have helped throw a lifeline to hospitality and tourism workers by allowing on-premises to provide a take-away service and from the raft of business support measures – such as payroll, rent, liquor licencing fees and other forms of relief....

Industry welcomes review of Pregnancy Warning Label

The decision by Food Forum Ministers to review the proposed pregnancy warning label designed by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has been welcomed by the industry. “Our industry has made it very clear that we support mandatory labelling to help reduce...

Minimum Unit Pricing hurts the hip pockets of all Australians

All Australian consumers will pay more for alcohol if Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) is implemented. “It’s a blunt instrument that forces the majority of responsible drinkers to pay more and takes a proportionally greater amount from those on lower incomes,” says Mr...

Drinking guidelines made complicated for the average Australian

Most Australians drink alcohol for enjoyment, relaxation and sociability, and do so responsibly. The NHMRC drinking guidelines which help determine harmful levels of consumption are extremely important and must have credibility within both the health community and the...

National Alcohol Strategy

Australians would view it as our duty to fight the harmful use of alcohol – as an industry, as producers, as retailers, and as individuals – to help improve the health of Australians and reduce the risk of alcohol-related harms and Non-Communicable Diseases. The...

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