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Media releases

New report finds alcohol advertising is impossible to escape for Aussie kids - Tuesday 14 May 2019

Health experts praise ban on booze ads - Friday 29 June 2018

Most Australians say alcohol promotion and sport don't mix - Wednesday 27 September 2017

New alcohol industry ad rules dismissed as window dressing - Thursday 20 July 2017

"No way to ignore it": Calls to remove alcohol advertising from public transport - Thursday 10 March 2016

Calls for legislation after alcohol advertising report highlights failure of self-regulation - Monday 14 September 2015

Action needed to protect kids from alcohol ads - Wednesday 25 June 2014

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



Impossible to escape: The need for stronger restrictions on the placement of alcohol marketing in Australia - 14 May 2019

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Activity Report 2016 - 18 - 10 December 2018

It's not fair play - why alcohol must leave sport - 27 September 2017

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Annual Report 2015-16 - 17 November 2016

No way to ignore it: The case for removing alcohol ads from public transport - 10 March 2016

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Annual Report 2014-15 - 14 September 2015

Alcohol Advertising Review Board Annual Report 2013-14 - 25 June 2014

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

Happy 21st birthday ABAC: Here’s twenty-one times you’ve been labelled a failure - Drink Tank
4 July 2019. This week marks the 21st birthday of the Alcohol Beverage Advertising Code (ABAC). That’s 21 years of alcohol marketing... … more

Report condemns booze advertising to youngsters - Canning Examiner
15 May 2019. There is too much alcohol advertising in Australia and it's affecting children, according to complainants to the Alcohol... … more

Australian Instagram personalities found to be under influence of alcohol industry - The Guardian
9 April 2019. VicHealth says alcohol industry’s use of social media is ‘underhanded’ and meant to influence young people … more

No wine. No code. No playlist. Is Spotify's alcohol advertising tone deaf? - SBS The Feed
18 February 2019. There’s been a long term push to ban alcohol advertising in Australian sport. Should the same scrutiny be applied to... … more

Children's health hit for six as industry fails to regulate alcohol ads - The Conversation
17 December 2018. Australia is kicking off another summer of cricket. And if watching the series is a family affair, you may be concerned... … more

End of the line for alcohol ads on public transport in WA - Drink Tank
26 July 2018. In a win for both the Western Australian community and public health advocates, the WA Government has recently announced... … more

Social media ads get boozy - Western Independent
11 May 2018. Social media has become a self acquired tic Millennials just can’t control. … more

'Disappointed' Snapchat refutes Diageo ad ban - AdNews
8 January 2018. Snapchat is "disappointed" that Diageo has chosen to suspend all its advertising on the platform … more

Willetton Basketball Association welcomes report calling for end to alcohol advertising in sport - Canning Times
11 October 2017. Willetton Basketball Association president Phil Nixon has welcomed a report that found parents would like to see an end... … more

Call to end alcohol sponsorship of sport in Australia - Perth Now
27 September 2017. Former Perth Wildcats boss Nick Marvin has thrown his support behind a new report that calls for an end to alcohol... … more