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Sandra Jones


Why don’t friends and relatives of underage drinkers comply with secondary supply laws in NSW?

Executive summary The Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol recommend that “for children and young people under 18 years of age, not drinking alcohol is the safest option”. However, in Australia the majority of children have tried alcohol by the age of...
Literature review

Evidence check: Principles of public health interventions to support injury recovery and return to productivity

This review examined the evidence for the effectiveness for public health interventions and identified principles and strategies which could be used in public health interventions for injured people. The review found evidence that self-efficacy and/or goal setting are potentially effective approaches that could be incorporated...
Briefing paper

Alcohol warning labels: are they effective?

Australia does not currently require warning labels on alcohol products, putting Australia out of step with many other countries. Given the potential persuasive power of labels, as well as the rising social costs of alcoholism in the United States (US), government - mandated warning labels...