Tagged: campaign

Yes, alcohol awareness campaigns like Dry July can work, but not for everyone - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 03, 2017

Julie Robert, Senior lecturer, School of International Studies, University of Technology Sydney Giving up alcohol for a month might help you feel better in the short term, but no-one knows if taking part in these campaigns promotes long-term healthy drinking habits. July on the doorstep means many people will be taking their last drinks until August. Australia’s … Read More

Has New Zealand lost its way in tobacco control? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 08, 2016

By Simon Chapman, University of Sydney The New Zealand government has decided to reorient its priorities in tobacco control. It has announced it will be pulling 73% of its previous funding support for tobacco control advocacy. The only money allocated for tobacco control to do the vital work of building and sustaining community and multi-party support for … Read More

100% Purely evasive - Politecol

- Wayne Linklater Jun 06, 2013

Peter Nuttall is sitting at anchor in a 30 knot gale off Fiji. Forty knot reinforced trade winds are forecast. Peter’s voice is nonetheless clear through the comms link. He is unfazed by the weather above and more focussed on the storm brewing back home. Peter enjoying a swim with family in cleaner waters. In March this year Peter … Read More