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The drinks are on us: Planning and the alcohol industry

  • Seminar room 203, RD Watt Building Science Road The University of Sydney Australia (map)

Engaging planners and regulators from a Health Promotion perspective

Presentation by Dr Alison Ziller

Commentary by Paul Klarenaar, Director of Health Promotion, Northern Sydney Local Health District.

This session addresses the role of planning in managing alcohol-related harm and more generally public health issues. It will examine the recent history of alcohol venue regulation in NSW and key policies and planning documents.


Speakers: Alison Ziller, Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University; Paul Klarenaar, Director Health Promotion, Northern Sydney Local Health District

Download the transcript of the talk (pdf, 203KB)

Dr Alison Ziller has extensive practitioner experience in the preparation and evaluation of social impact assessments. She was a member of the NSW Liquor Administration Board's Social Impact Assessment Panel from 2002-2008 and she has also prepared and reviewed SIAs on a range of topics for other organisations.

Paul Klarenaar has been leading the NSW Health Promotion response to liquor licence regulation and planning for healthy built environments for the last 15 years. He is a founding member of the NSW Healthy Planning Expert Working Group and is the Advocacy Lead for the Australian Health Promotion Association.

Free event; registration essential
Refreshments provided