Research report

25 Sep 2017

This report provides the first suggestive evidence that there could be significant preventive effects on liver, head and neck cancer deaths from reducing population drinking levels, particularly among men and older age groups.

Journal article

30 Sep 2016

Legislative limits on trading hours for licensed premises have a long history in Australia as a key policy approach to managing alcohol-related problems. In recent years, following substantial extensions to permitted hours of sale, there has been renewed attention to policies aimed at reducing late-night...

Literature review

30 Jan 2016

This Evidence Check review examines the association between alcohol availability, alcohol consumption and harms by reviewing evidence from 191 studies over the last decade, and focusing on the density of alcohol outlets and permissible trading hours. Findings include high-quality, locally relevant evidence that alcohol outlet...

Technical report

25 Nov 2015

This report documents the targets and indications that can support, guide and track progress towards a substantial change in the health of Australia. The work comes for a national coalition through the operations of seven working groups and other supporting organisations.

Journal article

11 Aug 2015

Exposure to alcohol advertising is associated with initiation of drinking in children who have not previously been drinkers, and greater consumption in pre-existing drinkers, according to this study.

Introduction Exposure to alcohol advertising is associated with initiation of drinking in children who have...

Research report

15 Jul 2015

This paper finds that the number of Australians aged between 14 and 17 who are binge drinking has decreased by half over the last 13 years, while the number of abstainers has more than doubled.

Executive summary

This report examines recent trends...

Research report

8 Aug 2014

With public drinking laws proliferating across urban areas over the past 15 years, this project evaluated the implementation of these laws, their effectiveness, and their impact on a range of target groups including police, residents, traders, local health and welfare workers, and potentially marginalised groups....

Research report

1 Nov 2012

This report looks at the harms associated with alcohol consumption in the context of major sporting events which were explored in terms of general patterns, gender and age patterns.

A range of alcohol-related harms were considered, including acute intoxication requiring medical attention, assaults,...

Research report

24 Jan 2012

This study, conducted by Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre and Eastern Health, provides evidence that acute intoxication increased numbers of injuries due to assaults and traffic accidents on public holidays and other major celebratory events and rises in incidents on the day before.

Research report

30 Dec 2011

Harms associated with alcohol consumption in the context of public holidays and social events were explored in terms of general patterns, gender patterns and age patterns.

A range of alcohol-related harms were considered, including acute intoxication requiring medical attention, assaults, and motor vehicle accidents....

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