Telethon Institute Launched

The new Telethon Institute For Child Health Research, Alcohol, Pregnancy and FASD website has just been launched to showcase current research projects and achievements in the field and to provide general information on alcohol, pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for health professionals; researchers; parents, carers, teachers and others working with children with a FASD; […]

Webcasts from International FASD Conference

Webcast videos from the 3rd and 4th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder are available at the following pages. Webcasts from 3rd Conference Webcasts from 4th Conference


Dr Louise Farrell, vice-president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, said while the jury was still out on whether small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy was harmful, it was disappointing that so many pregnant women were still smoking, given the clear health warnings against it. “The evidence to support […]

Inquiry into FASD

The Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee has requested submissions for an inquiry into the incidence and prevention of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. View the call for submissions here (.docx) Submissions can be emailed to spla [dot] reps [at] aph [dot] or posted to: Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee House of Representatives PO […]

November Newsletter

Good morning – I would like to thank you all for supporting those people living with FASD in Australia.  Thank you to those people who introduced colleagues and friends to the rffada. It’s a shame that the majority of the news below is from overseas. If you have FASD news from your organisation please let me […]


Elizabeth has delivered numerous presentations around Australia and overseas in the last 11 years. Many people ask for copies of her presentations so as well as emailing them directly to delegates or participants, she has also placed them below for anyone interested to view. Because at one stage she was presenting one after the other, […]

Rffada October Bulletin

Good morning – I would like to thank you all for supporting those people living with FASD in Australia. We sorely need more people on our database to ensure that we have the backing behind us to lobby, inform and educate. If you know of anyone interested in FASD please let them know to email […]

Rffada Newsletter

Here is our round-up of the latest news and information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and FASD. Download PDF Newsletter — October 2011