Tag Archives: Alcohol Advertising

List of Shame Targets Irresponsible Alcohol Advertisers

http://media.smh.com.au/news/national-news/top-10-irresponsible-alcohol-ads-4481066.html Alcohol advertising in Australia is self-regulated by the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code Scheme at the moment. This is a voluntary scheme administered primarily by alcohol industry and advertising representatives but that could all change if an independent review board gets its way. The Alcohol Advertising Review Board recently released its top 10 shameful alcohol […]

Police Commissioner Calls for Ban on Alcohol Advertising

There seems to be growing support for the banning of alcohol advertising during live sporting broadcasts in Western Australia. The Police Commissioner, Karl O’Callaghan has urged Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to consider banning alcohol advertising during live sporting broadcasts. According to Abbott, alcohol advertisements are just as damaging to children as gambling advertisements and betting […]

Report claim Advertisers Exploit Broadcasting Loophole

According to a report on ABC.net.au, health groups say a new report analysing alcohol advertising during the finals series of the AFL and NRL revealed thatthere are an alarming number of instances where advertisers exploit a loophole in broadcast regulations. Not long ago a Sydney hospital expressed its concern over the number of patients with […]

Alcohol Advertising Targeting Children According to Study

The damage that alcohol can do young people is a topic that is particularly relevant to workers in the RSA industry because they play such an important role in making sure minors don’t get their hands on alcohol. Anyone whose work involves selling or serving alcohol to the public, need to consider the negative effects […]