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Alcohol Taxation
Alcohol Taxation Issued June 2010 Alcohol and its consumption are an accepted and enjoyable part of Australian culture, with a long history and deep sociocultural roots. However, attitudes toward alcohol are also complex and ambivalent, and evidence of significant alcohol-related harm to individuals and communities demands a concerted and effective response. Harmful and excessive...
Submission to the Victorian Parliament’s Inquiry into Public Housing in Victoria
VICTORIAN ALCOHOL & DRUG ASSOCIATION Submission to the Victorian Parliament’s Inquiry into Public Housing in Victoria January 2010 VAADA Vision A Victorian community in which the harms associated with drug use are reduced and general health and well being is promoted. VAADA Objectives To provide leadership, representation, advocacy and information to the alcohol and...
Alcohol Taxation
Alcohol Taxation Issued March 2010 A Caveat This background paper has been developed to accompany VAADA’s Alcohol Taxation Position Paper (issued February 2010). It contains a more detailed discussion of the complexities of alcohol taxation than was possible or desirable in VAADA’s position paper. VAADA awaits the Commonwealth Government’s response to the review of...
Alcohol advertising, marketing and promotion
Alcohol advertising, marketing and promotion Issued March 2010 Alcohol and its consumption are an accepted and enjoyable part of Australian culture, with a long history and deep socio-cultural roots. However, attitudes toward alcohol are also complex and ambivalent, and evidence of significant alcohol-related harm to individuals and communities demands a concerted and effective response....