Publications & Resources

The National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Strategic Action Plan 2018-2028 — This plan has been developed to provide a clear pathway of priorities and opportunities to improve the prevention, diagnosis, support and management of FASD in Australia. It builds on the signi cant foundational work and investment over recent years made by governments, non-government organisations, family advocates, researchers and clinicians, individual champions and communities who have raised awareness and supported individuals and their families living with FASD.

The Marulu Strategy 2008–2012: overcoming Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Fitzroy Valley — Aboriginal leaders concerned about high rates of FASD in the Fitzroy Valley, remote north-western Australia, introduced restrictions on access to take-away full-strength alcohol. Following this, Aboriginal leaders engaged strategic partners in a broader strategy to address FASD in the region. The aim of this study was to develop and implement a community-led, researcher-supported, FASD strategy.

Putting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) on the Map in New Zealand: A Review of Health, Social, Political, Justice and Cultural Developments — In this article, the developments within New Zealand’s health, justice, social and cultural sectors are traced and the work of many individual trailblazers who have put FASD on the map is acknowledged.