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Media releases

New alcohol advertising report - Top ten shockers revealed - Tuesday 11 June 2013

Alcohol advertising and children - Call for action - Tuesday 12 February 2013

Alcohol Advertising Report - Children need protection - Thursday 6 December 2012

First Report of Alcohol Advertising Review Board - Thursday 2 August 2012

Launch of the Alcohol Advertising Review Board - Friday 16 March 2012



Alcohol Advertising Review Board Fourth Report March - August 2013 - 17 January 2014

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Annual Report 2012 - 13 - 11 June 2013

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Quarterly Report: September - November 2012 - 12 February 2013

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Quarterly Report: June - August 2012 - 6 December 2012

Alcohol Advertising Review Board First Report - 2 August 2012



In the Media

Alcohol brands and broadcasters unite on live TV booze ads threat - AdNews
25 February 2014. Alcohol brands and media buyers have warned of unintended consequences if government proposals to ban alcohol... … more

Watchdog upholds 52 gripes about alcohol ads - The West Australian
17 January 2014. The latest audit by an alcohol advertising watchdog has upheld more than 50 complaints, including one about a... … more

Cricket 'censors' WACA booze ad - The West Australian
14 November 2013. Cricket Australia has been accused of unsporting behaviour, after rejecting an alcohol warning that was meant to appear... … more

Campaign to end alcohol ads during TV live sport - SBS News online
7 November 2013. A coalition of public health agencies is calling for an end to alcohol advertising during live sport telecasts because... … more

WA police chief calls for new alcohol laws, while AARB report says self-regulation has failed - Australian Food News
19 June 2013. Western Australian (WA) Commissioner of Police Karl O’Callaghan says alcohol advertising should be banned during sport... … more

Booze ads complaints pour in - The West Australian
12 June 2013. A watchdog set up by WA health groups to monitor alcohol advertisements has received 200 complaints in its first year -... … more

Experts in attack on promotion of alcohol - The Telegraph
12 June 2013. Clothing for children emblazoned with a bourbon logo has been singled out by health campaigners as one of the most... … more

Ad too much: poor-taste list shames alcohol marketing - Sydney Morning Herald
12 June 2013. Advertisement for Budweiser on a telephone box outside a school and a range of Jim Beam Racing clothing for children have... … more

'Top-10 shocker' alcohol advertisements raise ire - Age
12 June 2013. Advertisements for Budweiser beer on a phone box outside a school and a range of Jim Beam Racing children's clothing have... … more

Advertisers slam booze body over marketing claims - AdNews
11 June 2013. VB, Carlton Draught, Jim Beam and Smirnoff have all been fingered for irresponsible advertising, by a body which aims to... … more