Tagged: FARE Australia

NEWS: Today: Alcohol-Free On FASD Awareness Day

Every year international FASD Awareness Day is celebrated on the 9th September. Community events to mark FASD Awareness Day now take place around the world with communities traditionally pausing at 9.09am, the 9th minute of the 9th hour of the 9th day of the 9th month of the year, representing the 9 months of pregnancy. This time provides us with an opportunity to pause to reflect and consider the choice to have an alcohol free pregnancy and to share this prevention message across the world…

NEWS: Australians Spend More On Alcohol Than Education

New research into Australian spending habits reveals that households that spend more on alcohol showed a higher probability to report experiencing financial hardship. The study entitled “How is alcohol expenditure distributed in Australia”, funded by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) and undertaken by the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR), is the first of its kind in Australia, using Australian Bureau of Statistics Household Expenditure Survey data to examine alcohol purchasing in relation to demographic factors, income, living situation and reports of financial difficulties.

NEWS: Australia: Masterplan VS Domestic Violence

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), together with Rosie Batty – a domestic violence campaigner and Australian of the Year – launched new 20-point framework, urging decision-makers to consider using an alcohol tax to curb family violence in the community…

NEWS: Sport, Social Media Used To Normalize Alcohol

A new study shows that the alcohol industry is aggressively investing in the use of social media channels in order to normalise and glamorise alcohol use and to perpetuate the myth of alcohol being an integral part of sporting experiences. Alcohol companies are finding new and sophisticated ways to use the power of social media to pitch alcohol consumption as crucial to the sporting experience, the study reveals…