Act on Alcohol news


Goodbye for now…

28th June 2017 •   posted in

news, goodbye

The Act on Alcohol Program is an initiative of Lives Lived Well and has been funded by Queensland Health from mid 2014 to mid 2017. Our funding from Queensland Health is finishing at the end of this month and unfortunately will not be renewed. Over the years, we have had a number of staff members within the Act on Read more..

What we have been up to

4th April 2017 •   posted in

In the first quarter of this year, the AoA Team have been busy getting out of the office and meeting with communities and support services to offer assistance and advice in addressing alcohol-related problems. Here’s what we’ve been up to… Working with Liquor Accord Groups to prevent and reduce alcohol-fuelled violence and increase safety for patrons as Read more..

Call to reform Australia’s alcohol laws

20th February 2017 •   posted in
An increase in alcohol taxation, a reduction in the hours of alcohol sales, and changes to how alcohol is promoted are all needed to reduce alcohol-related harm, a public health policy expert has argued. Professor Wayne Hall of The University of Queensland’s Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research said state and federal governments had a Read more..

Our most recent weeks

20th December 2016 •   posted in
In our last weeks Joe has recently returned from a trip to Roma to present service information to an interagency of health services. The presentation led into an open discussion regarding harm minimization and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Act on Alcohol will follow up on Joe’s efforts to identify key members of the community Read more..

Townsville workshops: Knowing the facts to act

26th October 2016 •   posted in

The Act on Alcohol team have been out and about during May, promoting the service and running workshops. Team members, Shane and Caroline delivered the Knowing the Facts to Act: Introductory workshop to Act on Alcohol at the Reid Park complex in Townsville. These workshops gave locals information about the drinking guidelines, standard drink serves, Read more..


On the road with Act on Alcohol

13th October 2016 •   posted in

In the second part of this year, the Act on Alcohol team have been getting out of the office and meeting with support services and locals to offer assistance and advice in addressing alcohol-related problems. Here’s what we’ve been up to… Wide Bay AOD action group: Loral joined the Wide Bay AOD action group meeting. Read more..

Townsville workshops 

31st May 2016 •   posted in

Knowing the facts to act The Act on Alcohol team have been out and about during May, promoting the service and running workshops. Team members, Shane and Caroline delivered the Knowing the Facts to Act: Introductory workshop to Act on Alcohol at the Reid Park complex in Townsville. These workshops gave locals information about the Read more..