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Eastern Metropolitan Region Action on Alcohol Flagship Group

The Action on Alcohol Flagship Group (AAFG) is a partnership committed to taking action in the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) to reduce the harmful impacts of alcohol in our local communities. They align their primary prevention efforts to reduce harms from alcohol through advocacy, awareness raising, policy change and improved planning.

They have developed a Strategic Plan 2017-2021 which is focused on:

  • Developing leaders who champion change
  • Facilitating preventative planning frameworks and legislation
  • Creating an informed and mobilised community.

Organisations: Access Health and Community, Carrington Health, City of Boroondara, EACH, Dalgarno Institute Eastern Health, Inner East Primary Care Partnership, Inspiro, Knox City Council, Link Health and Community, Manningham City Council, Marooondah City Council, Monash City Council, Outer East Primary Care Partnership, Whitehorse City Council, Yarra Ranges Council.

Dates: 2012 - ongoing

Contacts: David Towl (Current Chair)

Strategic Plan: AAFG Strategic Plan 2017-2021

Data Dashboard: Community views on young people and alcohol