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25 Years of Artistic and Social Activism

Friday, 1 November 2019, 2:17 pm | ALAC

For the last 25 years Auckland’s Aotearoa Latin American Community (ALAC)has enriched and enlivened our communities with exhibitions and cultural performances and their all-embracing political activism and community action. More >>

Ease Up On The Drink

Thursday, 14 June 2012, 12:08 pm | ALAC

Community champions taking action to influence and lead change in New Zealand's drinking culture were celebrated at the launch of a Maori community resource in Wellington today (Thursday June 14 2012). More >>

ALAC Welcomes Initiatives To Keep Sevens’ Fans Sober

Monday, 30 January 2012, 1:02 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed initiatives by the Wellington rugby Sevens’ organisers to encourage fans to arrive at the event sober. More >>

15-Year-Old Should Not Be Expected To Challenge For ID

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 11:58 am | ALAC

It’s irresponsible for a superette to rely on a 15-year-old employee to make judgement calls round the sale of alcohol to teenagers, says Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Environments and Settings manager Andrew Galloway. More >>

Industry Labelling “good First Step"

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 12:06 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the alcohol industry's recognition that consumer information messages should be placed on alcohol products. More >>

Tough After Ball Stance Backed By ALAC

Monday, 23 May 2011, 2:57 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the crackdown by Police on large scale ticketed school after balls. More >>

Time For Youth To Step Up

Friday, 13 May 2011, 10:48 am | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has backed the police call for young people to help change the 'drink to get drunk' culture which is prevalent on both sides of the Tasman. More >>

ALAC report highlights changing nature of drinking

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 8:46 pm | ALAC

The incidence of adult drinkers aged 18+ who reported they got drunk on the last occasion they consumed alcohol, whether they planned to or not, was significantly lower in 2009-10 than in 2008-09 as reported in the latest release of the ALAC Alcohol ... More >>

Make Your Voice Heard Says ALAC

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 1:03 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) is urging New Zealanders to make submissions on the Government’s proposed changes to New Zealand’s alcohol laws. The Alcohol Law Reform Bill was tabled in Parliament yesterday. “There has been huge public ... More >>

Inside Party Guide For Safety NZ Week

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 11:50 am | ALAC

A new resource on how to host social functions while ensuring guests don’t drink too much will be available to New Zealanders as part of Safety NZ Week (30 August – 5 September 2010). More >>

Ways to avoid future Undie 500 disorder

Friday, 7 May 2010, 5:15 pm | ALAC

New research presented to the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) Conference today has found that preventative measures related to alcohol use, event management and media behaviour could help avoid the disorder brought about by the Undie 500 event in Dunedin. More >>

Opportunity To Have Your Say On Alcohol Labels

Friday, 19 March 2010, 2:37 pm | ALAC

New Zealanders will soon have the opportunity to make submissions on whether alcohol beverages should be required to carry health warnings. More >>

Poll Shows Support For Lowering Drink Drive Levels

Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 9:38 am | ALAC

A Motor Trade Association (MTA) poll showing most people wanted the Government to lower the drink drive limit for adult drivers should be listened to, says the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC). More >>

Health Effects Of Alcohol Affect Ordinary Kiwis

Friday, 15 May 2009, 11:58 am | ALAC

New Zealand has a pretty heavy binge drinking culture where too many people drink too many drinks in a session in a way that exposes many of them to hazards, Law Commission President Sir Geoffrey Palmer said today. More >>

ALAC Wants Records Of Alcohol Related Emergencies

Wednesday, 22 April 2009, 4:27 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) supports hospital emergency departments keeping figures on alcohol-related presentations. More >>

ALAC Urges Public To Be Heard On Liquor Laws

Friday, 17 April 2009, 9:47 am | ALAC

ALAC Urges Public And Communities To Have Their Voice Heard On New Zealand’s Liquor Laws More >>

ALAC Welcomes Focus Of Alcohol As Cause Of Crime

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 12:41 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the Government’s commitment to look at the drivers of crime and in particular the role of alcohol. More >>

Alcohol A Drain On The Health System

Thursday, 12 February 2009, 12:26 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) is concerned at reports yesterday of an increase in alcohol-related admissions to Auckland District Health Board’s emergency department. More >>

Enjoy The Festive Season Without Regrets

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 2:53 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) is urging New Zealanders not to let alcohol ruin their holiday season. More >>

ALAC Ads Win Advertising Award

Thursday, 16 October 2008, 3:28 pm | ALAC

The Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) controversial binge drinking advertisements have won an award for effective advertising. More >>





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