National Alcohol Strategy

The Australian alcohol industry supports the development of an evidence-based National Alcohol Strategy (NAS) and is seeking an appropriate and constructive input to the 2016 draft.

The industry encourages a focus on strategic and targeted actions in the NAS aimed at addressing specific misuse – rather than broad-based policies aimed at reducing availability, increasing prices, and restricting marketing. These policies are ineffective at tackling misuse and unfairly punish responsible drinkers and businesses.

For industry media comment regarding this issue please contact Alcohol Beverages Australia

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