What we're doing about alcohol

We develop plans and strategies, fund programs and research, and work with other organisations to help reduce the harmful effects of alcohol in Australia.

Plans and strategies

Our plans and strategies guide our work to reduce alcohol-related harm. We work with experts and organisations in Australia and overseas to make sure we get our priorities right.


We provide funding to research centres to make sure we have the data we need to make better decisions.


Our initiatives target different needs in the community.

Committees and groups

We chair committees and groups that focus on reducing alcohol-related harm.

Other work

We encourage responsible alcohol advertising and sponsorship by alcohol companies. To do this, we work with industry, public health organisations, peak bodies and other stakeholders.

Visit the Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) website to find out more about responsible advertising.

The Guidelines for the treatment of alcohol problems (Alcohol Treatment Guidelines) provide up-to-date, evidence-based information for health professional on available treatments for people with alcohol problems.

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