On 6 August 2013 the Commonwealth Government released its response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs Inquiry into the prevention, diagnosis and management of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD Inquiry) final report FASD: The Hidden Harm. The response has been released as the ‘Australian Government Action Plan to reduce the impact of FASD 2013-14 to 2016-17: A Commonwealth Action Plan’ (Action Plan).