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Robin Room

Report

The significance of ‘intoxication’ in Australian criminal law

This study explores how the state of ‘intoxication’ from the consumption of alcohol or other drugs is treated by the criminal justice system in Australia.
Report

Alcohol consumption and liver, pancreatic, head and neck cancers in Australia: time-series analyses

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.
Literature review

Evidence check: community impact of liquor licenses

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...
Journal article

Impacts of changes to trading hours of liquor licences on alcohol-related harm: a systematic review 2005–2015

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...