Find people who can help
Learn about what you can do and who you can contact when concerns arise over alcohol consumption in your area.
Models of change
Discover how to influence your community's drinking culture through local engagement that can minimise harm caused by alcohol.
Presenting a submission
View our tips on how to deliver a submission that influences local alcohol policy and gets support from committee members.
Writing a submission
Get tips on how to write an impactful submission that drives change.
Complain about an alcohol ad
All alcohol advertising and promotion must comply with the Code for Advertising and Promotion of Alcohol.
Influence your Local Alcohol Policy
Local alcohol policies, sometimes called LAPs, have legal standing under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This means that local alcohol policies must be considered in all decisions about alcohol licences.
Monitor alcohol promotions
The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 created offences and penalties for certain irresponsible alcohol promotions or activities by licensed premises, such as bars and bottle stores.
Make a submission
Submissions are an opportunity for you to have your say in decision-making processes. Even if you haven’t made a submission before, it is easy to do, and it is an important way of making your views heard.
Object to an alcohol licence
The law now gives communities a stronger voice when it comes to issuing licences to sell or supply alcohol. There are more options to object to a licence that affects you than has been the case in the past.
Run an alcohol-free event
Thinking of running an event for young people, by young people, or an all-ages community event. Make it a Good Vibes event, which is fun and alcohol-free. Check out the Good Vibes event guide and videos to find out how.
Run a local promotion
Running promotions at local events can support a change in the drinking culture in your community. Find links to promotion examples and resources.