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Friday, 8 May 2009, 2:18 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) Working Together 2009 conference is being held in Wellington next week. More than 300 delegates are expected to attend the conference being held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Wellington on Thursday, May ... More >>

ALAC Wants Warnings Of Drinking While Pregnant

Tuesday, 21 April 2009, 4:53 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) is already pushing for health advisory labels on alcohol containers warning of the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant. More >>

ALAC Considering Relook At Alcohol Advice

Friday, 6 March 2009, 5:30 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) says it is timely to consider within its current advice on young peoples’ drinking whether to include an age below which young people should not drink. More >>

ALAC Welcomes Focus On Alcohol-Related Harm

Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 3:44 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the Liquor Licensing Authority’s (LLA) decision to refuse an application for a Porirua off-licence in Cannons Creek because the authority believes it would result in an increase in alcohol-related ... More >>

Rejection Of Liquor Licence For Warehouse welcome

Monday, 8 December 2008, 12:51 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed a Liquor Licensing Authority (LLA) ruling rejecting an application by the Warehouse for a full off-licence selling beer, wine and spirits at its Albany premises on the North Shore. More >>

Women Advised To Avoid Alcohol During Pregnancy

Monday, 8 September 2008, 11:40 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council’s (ALAC) advice to pregnant women and those planning to be pregnant is to avoid drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The advice comes on the eve of International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness day. More >>

ALAC Welcomes Review Of Liquor Laws

Wednesday, 6 August 2008, 2:26 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a full review of liquor laws. More >>

ALAC Says No To 24 Hour Licensing

Friday, 11 July 2008, 12:25 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) says Auckland can be an international city without bars being open 24 hours. Auckland Mayor John Banks yesterday rejected calls from police for a claw back in the city’s opening hours for licensed premises. Mr Banks ... More >>

Binge Drinking Ads To Play Only In Adult Viewing

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 12:16 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

The Alcohol Advisory Council is to limit the screening of all three of its controversial binge drinking television ads to adult viewing times. The move follows a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upholding complaints against one of the ... More >>

Focus on reducing Pacific drownings

Friday, 9 May 2008, 9:55 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A worrying rise in drowning deaths must be prevented by speaking to the hearts of Pacific communities, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Pacific Spirit conference were told today. More >>

Pacific project cools down youth offending hotspot

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 3:44 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A South Auckland youth project is helping to reform up to 80 percent of the area's young offenders every year, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Pacific Spirit conference were told today. More >>

Pacific project cools down youth offending hotspot

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 3:32 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A South Auckland youth project is helping to reform up to 80 percent of the area's young offenders every year, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Pacific Spirit conference were told today. More >>

Excessive drinking concern for Pacific youth

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 3:14 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Young Pacific people are in danger from excessive drinking, in what could be a growing epidemic in New Zealand, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Pacific Spirit conference were told today. More >>

Telling stories to transform lives

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 3:13 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Lives are being turned around through the help of an innovative new study, helping Pacific people with drug and alcohol addictions, delegates at the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) Pacific Spirit conference were told today. More >>

New night safety scheme protects young women

Friday, 11 April 2008, 2:35 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A community safety scheme for young Whangarei women could be a model for other cities around New Zealand, a Nelson conference heard today. More >>

Whole picture missing on alcohol harm

Friday, 11 April 2008, 2:12 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Fewer victims could be the result of efforts to draw up a 'whole picture' on harm caused by alcohol, Police Senior Sergeant Tracy Patterson told a Nelson conference today. More >>

Teenage binge drinking a 'rite of passage'

Friday, 11 April 2008, 1:49 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Binge drinking had become an initiation ceremony or 'rite of passage', for teenagers, an Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) speaker told a Nelson conference today. More >>

Alcohol-related admissions higher than thought

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 12:29 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

Alcohol-related admissions of the under-20s to accident and emergency departments could be six times higher than past research has indicated. This was the message from emergency medicine specialist Paul Quigley to the Alcohol and Advisory Council ... More >>

Link found between new liquor outlets and violence

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 12:21 am | The Alcohol Advisory Council

A recent Australian study described at an Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC)-run conference in Nelson today has found increased domestic violence linked to new liquor licences. The conference looks at the role of local government in planning ... More >>

Reduction in violence follows alcohol "class"

Friday, 4 April 2008, 2:13 pm | The Alcohol Advisory Council

An innovative workshop last December about the dangers of hazardous drinking has led to a drop in fighting and disorder in and around the tavern where it was held. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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