University of Western Australia (2020-2021) Graduate Certificate in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Applications open.
Ailish Delaney (23 July 2020) Pregnancy alcohol warning labels mandatory: decision welcomed. At the end of the day, alcohol is a dangerous product, and if you sell a harmful product, then it needs to be labelled as such. Shenae Hawkins, Cancer Council of WA South West. The West Australian
Tom McIlroy (15 July 2020) Push on to strengthen pregnancy alcohol warnings. Financial Review
Victoria Laurie (17 July 2020) Label bid to limit foetal damage from alcohol. The Australian
Mirage News (15 July 2020) NAAA calls on Ministers to vote for a clear, visible and honest health warning on alcohol products. ‘The National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA) is calling on Ministers on the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation to put the health and wellbeing of children first by […]
FASD Senate Inquiry FARE opening statement (25 June 2020) Note: includes a history of lobbying for alcohol labels.
Dana McCauley (19 May 2020) Doctors ‘hesitant’ to warn pregnant women against drinking alcohol
Dana McCauley (12 May 2020) ‘Smoke and mirrors’: Food minister defends delay on alcohol pregnancy warnings
Dana McCauley Minister met with alcohol lobby before pregnancy warning label sent back for review. (18 June 2020) Food Minister Richard Colbeck met twice with alcohol industry lobbyists, including a major political donor, before a ministerial forum he chairs sent the independent regulator’s proposed mandatory pregnancy warning label back for review. Senator Colbeck met with […]
Mirage News (26 June 2020) Commission evidence to FASD Inquiry. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar, spoke of the connection between trauma and alcohol consumption by pregnant mothers, which can lead to FASD. “First Nations peoples suffer ongoing and unresolved trauma across generations due to the impact of colonisation and […]