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Reducing alcohol-related harms in community sport

21 April 2010

Free interactive seminar and forum held from 10.00am to 12.30pm on Wednesday 21 April 2010 at the State Netball Hockey Centre, Parkville.

The seminar discussed how community sporting clubs can play an important role in reducing alcohol-related harms, and create a setting that will cultivate and develop healthy individuals and sporting clubs. There was also an opportunity to discuss the issues arising from the December 2009 DrugInfo newsletter and Prevention Research Quarterly.

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Alcohol and community sporting clubs

Bosco Rowland, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Drug Foundation

MP3 Audio [Duration:25min, MP3:5.7MB]


Creating supportive environments—Creating supportive sporting associations

Clea Smith, Program Manager (Sport), Australian Drug Foundation

MP3 Audio [Duration:79min, MP3:4.7MB]

Alcohol and community sport—A local government approach

James Rouse, Team Leader, Leisure Development, City of Casey

MP3 Audio [Duration:79min, MP3:3.8MB]

Responsible use of alcohol and AFL players—not the oxymoron you think!

Matt Finnis, CEO, Australian Football League Players' Association (AFLPA)

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Checked: 19 June 2014

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