The Alcohol Advisory Council - Latest News [Page 1]

IA Research to Look at the Impact of Extra Liquor Outlets

Wednesday, 21 March 2012, 10:15 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

New research being commissioned should for the first time give local authorities a New Zealand evidence base to determine the impact of new liquor outlets on their communities. More >>

Avoid alcohol related harm this holiday season

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 10:23 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Avoid alcohol related harm this holiday season Press release 13 December 2011 The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) are reminding people to take care to avoid alcohol-related injury and harm this holiday ... More >>

Alcohol Reform Bill

Friday, 26 August 2011, 10:21 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Bill, which was reported back to Parliament today from the Justice and Electoral select committee, follows the Law Commission's extensive review of New Zealand's liquor laws and a lengthy select committee process in which the committee sat for ... More >>

ALAC Appoints Pouarahi Maori – Maori Manager

Saturday, 2 July 2011, 12:43 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

ALAC Appoints Pouarahi Maori – Maori Manager PRESS RELEASE 02 JULY 2011 Maori health leader Matiu Julian (Nga Ruahine, Te Atihaunui-a-Paparangi, Ngati Tu Mango) has been appointed to the national position of Pouarahi Maori, or Maori Manager, at the Alcohol ... More >>

Emergency Departments Picking up the Pieces

Friday, 10 June 2011, 12:43 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Emergency departments like other front line emergency staff are carrying the burden for the way we as a country drink, says the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC). Research conducted at Wellington Hospital and published in the New Zealand Medical Journal ... More >>

Health Advisory Labels on Alcohol a Step Closer

Monday, 31 January 2011, 11:48 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A push by the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) for health advisory labels to be placed on alcohol containers warning of the dangers of consuming alcohol while pregnant is a step closer. A Trans-Tasman food labelling review panel has just released its ... More >>

Take care around alcohol this Christmas

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 2:36 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

“We encourage everyone to look after each other around alcohol this Christmas,” says Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) chief executive Gerald Vaughan. “Christmas is a time for celebration and getting together with friends and family. ... More >>

Keep the Christmas cheers cheerful

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 12:39 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

“Keep the Christmas cheers cheerful” is the message the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) and ACC have for those attending workplace Christmas functions. Christmas is a time for celebration but let’s not make alcohol and getting drunk ... More >>

Alcohol Management Key to Successful Events

Friday, 10 September 2010, 11:10 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

“Managing the sale and availability of alcohol is the key to having a successful large event”, says ALAC’s environments and settings manager Andrew Galloway. More >>

Risk of Fetal Damage Could Increase, Warns ALAC

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 2:50 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

“Increases in the number of young women drinking at hazardous levels could potentially increase the occurrence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in future generations,” says Gerard Vaughan, Chief Executive of the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC). More >>

New Approach to Alcohol Screening in Whanganui

Friday, 3 September 2010, 12:06 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

An innovative approach to monitoring the health risk of alcohol use for patients was outlined at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) conference in Christchurch today (Friday September 3). More >>

ALAC Welcomes Dismissal of Liquor Licence Appeal

Friday, 30 July 2010, 5:57 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed a High Court decision refusing to overturn a Liquor Licensing Authority’s (LLA) decision round a convenience store’s liquor licence. More >>

Youth Parliamentarians Debate Alcohol Issues

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 5:26 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) has congratulated the Youth Parliament for the depth of research they have undertaken to alcohol issues. More >>

More People Calling Alcohol Helpline Thanks to Ads

Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 3:47 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) new television advertising campaign has sparked a big increase in calls to the Alcohol Drug Helpline. More >>

Young People Stepping Up to Have Conversations

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 11:35 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Thousands of young people throughout New Zealand are having a conversation about alcohol as part of Youth Week which began last Saturday (May 22). More >>

Proposal to remedy NZ's student binge drinking

Friday, 7 May 2010, 3:08 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A unique initiative targeting the culture of student binge drinking in Otago, and focusing on the safety of students, was revealed today at the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Conference. More >>

Alcohol-related injuries impact Palmerston North

Friday, 7 May 2010, 2:56 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A recent study at Palmerston North Hospital has shown alcohol is having a significant impact on patient injuries, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Conference were told today. More >>

Karaoke bars leading to more harm in Auckland

Friday, 7 May 2010, 10:29 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Karaoke bars in Auckland are leading to excessively heavy drinking and alcohol-related violence, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Conference were told yesterday. More >>

Training for bar staff could help prevent assaults

Friday, 7 May 2010, 10:17 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A pilot programme which trained hospitality workers to be ‘on the look out’ for sexual offenders, could help make New Zealand bars safer in the future, the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Conference heard yesterday. More >>

However You Do It, Tell Them to Ease Up On Drink

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 5:10 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A second television commercial goes to air tonight as part of the Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) new Ease up on the drink campaign, showing a conversation between two friends at work when one of their drinking is becoming a problem. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL