Supporting the community to take action on alcohol
issues affecting young people

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Contact your Member of Parliament

Contacting your local Member of Parliament (MP) is a great way to get their attention and let them know what you are concerned about.

MPs are supposed to represent the interests of their constituents – they want to know what issues you are concerned about. So let them know!

You can do this in many ways – call them, email them, write them a letter, or meet with them.

Anytime is a good time to contact your local MP – there is no need to wait for a special time.

The State government is responsible for:

Do you know who your MP is in the WA Parliament? Find out who they are and how to connect with them on the WA Parliament website.

The Federal government is responsible for:

To find out which Federal electorate you live in, visit the Australian Electoral Commission website. 

Search for your Federal MP at the Parliament House Member search page.

Senators – search for your State or Territory Senators at the Parliament House Senator search page

Check out the Which Ministers are responsible for alcohol issues? and the Write to politicians sections for more tips.

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Welcome

This is Your Shout. 

If you are concerned about harm from alcohol in the West Australian community then this is the place for you! Your Shout is here to support you with the tools and information to take action on alcohol, no matter how big or small.

Take Action

Report inappropriate alcohol ads

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Facts

More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol

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Myths

I'm just one person - what difference can I make?!

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Facts

Despite a decline in alcohol use, young people still drink at risky levels

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I need you to say no campaign video
The Latest 11 Nov 2018

I need you to say no campaign video

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Our Mission

Get the Lowdown

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Your Shouts

Share your Shout. Tell us your tips and experiences on taking action in the community

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Take Action

Join a Local Drug Action Group

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Facts

4 in 10 Australians are affected by others' drinking

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Contact your Member of Parliament

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Take Action

Write to politicians

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Our Mission

Who we are

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Myths

Do other parents give their children alcohol?

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Myths

Doesn't everyone drink? - I need to keep up

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What are the risks associated with drinking? Alcohol.Think Again
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What are the risks associated with drinking? Alcohol.Think Again

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19.8% of the WA police budget is spent responding to alcohol-related incidents

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Facts

FASD is preventable

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Take Action

Write a letter to the Editor

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The Latest 15 Feb 2019

The case for minimum pricing in WA

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Happy 21st birthday ABAC: Here's twenty-one times you've been labelled a failure
The Latest 04 Jul 2019

Happy 21st birthday ABAC: Here's twenty-one times you've been labelled a failure

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The Latest 17 Dec 2018

Children's health hit for six as industry fails to regulate alcohol ads

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I See - Alcohol and Young People campaign video
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I See - Alcohol and Young People campaign video

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End of line for alcohol ads on public transport in WA
The Latest 02 Aug 2018

End of line for alcohol ads on public transport in WA

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Support the campaign to End Alcohol Advertising in Sport
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Support the campaign to End Alcohol Advertising in Sport

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Facts

Alcohol ads are everywhere!

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Which Ministers are responsible for alcohol issues?

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Sports sponsorship by alcohol companies impacts children
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Sports sponsorship by alcohol companies impacts children

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Facts

Easy access to alcohol influences how much we drink

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Under 18. No Alcohol. The safest choice.

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The Latest 22 Jan 2018

Raising concerns about alcohol and gambling marketing at the Australian Open

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A conversation about minimum pricing for alcohol with Dr John Holmes
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A conversation about minimum pricing for alcohol with Dr John Holmes

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Alcohol impacts on the developing brain
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Alcohol impacts on the developing brain

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Not all students receive alcohol education at school

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Say Hello Sunday Morning
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Say Hello Sunday Morning

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Facts

What works to prevent harm from alcohol

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Myths

Won't teenagers always drink, no matter what we do?

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Facts

Parents are important role models

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The alcohol advertising code's not-so-independent Chair
The Latest 03 Jul 2018

The alcohol advertising code's not-so-independent Chair

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Myths

Is alcohol only a problem for young people?

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How much do West Australians drink?
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How much do West Australians drink?

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Facts

Alcohol-related harm costs us a lot

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Does alcohol have any long term effects on the body?
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Does alcohol have any long term effects on the body?

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AFL Ladder of unhealthy sport sponsorship – how does your team place?
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AFL Ladder of unhealthy sport sponsorship – how does your team place?

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The Latest 29 Sep 2017

It's time to break up alcohol and sport

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Facts

9 ambulances a week treat WA young people due to alcohol

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Take Action

Encourage your local government to remove alcohol ads from bus shelters

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Facts

Your brain continues to develop until your mid-twenties

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Take Action

Start a petition

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The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project
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The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project

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