Call time on alcohol advertising in sport

Brian Vandenberg and Kathryn E Chapman
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01020
Published online: 20 April 2015

To the Editor: In handing down the 2014–15 Budget, the Australian Government announced the closure of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA), effective from 30 June 2014. It now remains to be seen whether the ANPHA's comprehensive review of alcohol advertising regulation in Australia, including its draft recommendations for greater protection of children and young people exposed to alcohol advertising, will remain.

  • 1 Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Cancer Council NSW, Sydney, NSW.

Competing interests:

Brian Vandenberg is currently employed as the executive officer of the National Alliance for Action on Alcohol.


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