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Geoff Munro

Geoff Munro- National Policy Manager

Geoff Munro is the ADF's National Policy Manager His role involves advising on drug policy issues, communicating with various audiences and assisting the ADF to disseminate its views.

Dr Ben O'Mara

Dr Ben O'Mara

John Rogerson

Julie Rae

Julie Rae- Primary prevention evangelist

With over 30 years’ experience in the information industry, Julie is active in the alcohol and other drug sector and passionate about always returning to what the evidence can tell us.

Ian Comben

Tapuwa Bofu

Tapuwa Bofu- Senior Community Development Officer, LDAT program

With more than a decades’ experience in the community development sector, Tapuwa’s focus is on improving the health and well-being of communities across Australia.

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2018 CDAT Conference
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2018 CDAT Conference: sharing learnings to prevent harm

Insight into the 2018 CDAT Conference to reduce alcohol and other drug harms in Australia..

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Being there to reduce mental health and alcohol problems
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Being there to reduce mental health and alcohol problems

Who do you talk with when you’re about to make a big decision? It’s all about trust. Trust makes relationships….

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Staying safe when partying
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Staying safe when partying

To ensure you stay safe during events and festivities, there are some things that can be done when deciding to….

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Do community alcohol prevention programs work?
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Do community alcohol prevention programs work?

An independent four-year study finds that Good Sports reduces the risk of alcohol related harm and the likelihood of risky….

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It’s time to address the elephant in the room
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It’s time to address the elephant in the room

New research showing that alcohol is involved in nearly half of all family violence cases in Victoria is shocking. It….

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Why aren’t we saying we’re in an alcohol epidemic?
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Why aren’t we saying we’re in an alcohol epidemic?

Why isn't the media calling alcohol an epidemic when it is the drug causing the second-highest level of harm to….

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Drink spiking

If your drink has been spiked you may not be able to see, smell or taste it. The drug or….

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Alcohol and other drugs in the workplace

If you are hungover or coming down from drugs at work, it can be just as bad as being intoxicated.….

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Women enjoying picnic
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Optimistic still, with a long way to go

We've reported in the past about the downward trend of alcohol consumption by young people. However research points to the….

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corporate, social responsibility, alcohol industry, Alcohol, Australia, FASD, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
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Great power. Great irresponsibility.

Corporate social responsibility is also a powerful shield for the alcohol industry. Alcohol industry bodies use their public relations arm….

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Alcohol Drug Foundation, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, FASD, pregnancy, alcohol, drinking, women, men, parents
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It is not just a woman’s issue

If a woman drinks during pregnancy the alcohol crosses the placenta to the baby. But what about the effect of….

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Money for nothin’ – I don’t think so
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Money for nothin’ – I don’t think so

FARE identified that the total contribution of political donations from the alcohol industry to the major political parties was $901,829….

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alcohol industry, industry, alcohol, regulation, advertising, children, policy, law
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Trust us, we are responsible

It is time to stop trusting the Alcohol Industry to self-regulate. Instead we should call for an end to self-regulation….

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Alcohol Drug Foundation, ADF, driving
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Interlocks: the next seatbelts?

Could mandatory interlocks have the potential revolutionise road safety– in the way seatbelts did — by preventing vast amounts of….

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The sobering truth about the ‘silly season’
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The sobering truth about the ‘silly season’

December is the busiest month for emergency services when it comes to responding to incidents and assaults relating to alcohol….

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Schoolies – some advice for parents
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Schoolies – some advice for parents

Celebrate schoolies safely - some tips for parents regarding their children's alcohol and drug use including how to have "The….

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Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
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Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

There is a clear causal link between heavy consumption of alcohol and FASD. However, the link between low-level alcohol exposure….

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