Belinda Lloyd


Young Australians’ Alcohol Reporting System (YAARS): National report 2016/17

This comprehensive report describes the findings from the 3,500 surveys conducted with 14-19 year old Australians from October 2016 to March 2017.

Trends in alcohol and drug-related ambulance attendances in Victoria 2013/14

New research has revealed ice-related ambulance attendances in Victoria continue to rise. Summary According to Turning Point’s latest Alcohol and Drug-Related Ambulance Attendances Report (0), regional Victoria continues to increase at a rate higher that metropolitan Melbourne. In regional Victoria, there has been a 27...

Prohibiting public drinking in an urban area: determining the impacts on police, the community and marginalised groups

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...

Trends in alcohol and drug related ambulance attendances in Victoria: 2011-12

This report examines non-fatal heroin overdoses in Victoria in depth using Ambulance Victoria records. Experts are frustrated that messages about the dangers of crystal methamphetamine use are still not getting through, with a massive increase in the number of ice-related ambulance call outs during 2011-12...

Drinking cultures and social occasions: alcohol harms in the context of major sporting events

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, and motor...