National alcohol strategy was modified to play down negative consequences of Australia’s drinking culture

The health minister, Greg Hunt, has rejected suggestions Australia’s key strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm was watered down due to industry influence.

The latest version of the national alcohol strategy made several significant changes to a 2017 draft, including deleting a passage prohibiting industry involvement in strategy governance and softening passages on the negative consequences of Australia’s drinking culture.

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