It's time to break up alcohol and sport29 Sep 2017
It’s a big weekend of sport coming up, with the final two AFL and NRL teams fighting it out for their respective championship trophies. So who will win? Most Aussies think it’s between the Crows and Tigers, the Storm and Cowboys – but the real winners will be the alcohol companies, who will take advantage of the millions of captive viewers and promote their products in spades.
The latest report from the Alcohol Advertising Review Board, It's not fair play: Why alcohol must leave sport, highlights the sheer volume of alcohol marketing in sport and the extent of community concern about this unhealthy relationship.