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SOUTH AUSTRALIA - SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL
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Summary of points/comments/suggests issuing from the 21 Be There Canberra Forum

• Probationary drinking period

• The onset of drinking is a key issues

• Later onset of drinking reduces risk (%wise) of lifelong alcohol issues

• Families: Note that families are very important - Influence/modelling by families - 10 years study showed young people who eat dinner with their parents were 50% less likely to have alcohol and other drug issues (Monica) –Need to look at Stats on non-drinking families - Sometimes families break down. We need to have a safety net.

• Need for campaign like anti-tobacco lobby did - More aggressive ‘demand-reduction’ strategies.

• Incentive based road funding

• ‘Baby boomers’ could be recruited to support MLA21 to reduce health care expenses from alcohol issues