Everyone should be able to live, work, play and raise children in communities that are safe and free from harm. However, this opportunity is not afforded to many Australians who experience harms caused by alcohol.
Every day, alcohol products are responsible for 15 deaths and over 390 hospitalisations in Australia.
Alcohol takes a significant toll on our communities, fuelling violence, injuries, and deaths. The more alcohol that is sold, the more the alcohol industry profits, and the more people in our communities experience harm.
We must act to put people ahead of alcohol industry profits. To keep people healthy and well, the Australian Government should take more responsibility for regulating alcohol products and introduce proven measures that reduce harms from alcohol products. We know what works to reduce harm.
Now all that is needed is action.
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