Governments worldwide have put in place economic and tax relief measures to mitigate the impact on businesses and workers of drastic public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Alcohol is classified by the World Health Organization as a Class 1 carcinogen. Our next federal government must step up with an Alcohol Act and a strategy to reduce harms from this recreational drug.
Micro-brewers are increasing in Australia, which is surprising given the unfair excises and rebates they face.
Countries that have successfully decreased illicit trade have typically used a combination of political will and technology. South Africa should join the pack.