While you’re here… help us stay here.

As we confront the economic impacts of the pandemic, we need your support even more. So that we can continue to bring you the latest in policy and research, please donate to APO.

Search results

7 results found

Report

Australian young women’s gambling behaviours: a socio-cultural investigation of gambling attitudes, beliefs and consumption intentions

The aim of this present study was to explore the range of key determinants that may shape the gambling beliefs and behaviours of older adolescent (18–24 years old) and young adult (25–34 years old) women. The research predominantly focused on young women who demonstrated low...
Journal article

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control – time for a civil society equivalent?

This paper proposes that it is time to establish a civil society equivalent of Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to protect reputable organisations from associating with or lending support and credibility to the tobacco industry.
Journal article

Young people’s awareness of the timing and placement of gambling advertising on traditional and social media platforms: a study of 11–16-year-olds in Australia

This research argues that there is now a clear body of evidence that current regulatory systems for gambling advertising are ineffective, with further restrictions urgently needed across a range of media channels to prevent exposure to promotions that may encourage young people’s interest and involvement...
Journal article

What do children observe and learn from televised sports betting advertisements? A qualitative study among Australian children

This article argues that the time has come for the federal government to stand up to the gambling industry and sporting governing bodies and take action against the damaging influence of sports betting ads on Australian television.
Technical report

Targets and indicators for chronic disease prevention in Australia

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.
Policy report

Getting Australia's health on track 2016

Getting Australia's Health on Track 2016 is the subsequent policy report to the chronic disease report card Australia's Health Tracker 2016. Both were compiled by a national collaboration of Australia's leading chronic disease experts.
Journal article

Developing an alternative alcohol advertising complaint review system: lessons from a world-first public health advocacy initiative

This article argues that a public-health advocacy model to regulate alcohol advertising proves a success in WA and could be replicated elsewhere.