Reducing alcohol-related harm is often a team effort; you don’t have to do it alone.

Working with others in a collaborative way has lots of benefits. It can assist with ensuring that your action is effective, help to gain (and maintain) commitment beyond the initial action, share the load and is heaps more fun.

It does mean that some leadership, co-ordination and relationship management is needed. It also requires effective advocacy.

This section gives you some information, tips and tools to help make your collaborative projects and advocacy efforts easier and effective.

Find organisations to help you take action

There are a number of organisations that are funded to reduce alcohol harm. You don't have to do this alone.


Find other community members who may join with you

Alcohol harm affects whole communities. Find others who can work alongside you.


Develop your skills

Community action takes a range of skills. These skills will serve you well in any future efforts.


Engage with Policy makers

There are a number of ways that you can raise alcohol as an issue with local and national politicians.


Other Action Ideas

Use multiple strategies for success!