Alternate Term Label:
Alcohol consumption

Impact of COVID-19

The report presents results from a New Zealand survey of alcohol, tobacco and gambling use during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.
Literature review

Understanding alcohol use and subsequent harms in young people: an evidence summary

This evidence review confirms that understanding early drinking behaviour is important, with young people’s patterns of drinking continuing into adulthood. This demonstrates that targeting youth drinking can have implications not only for adolescents’ development in the short-term but also long-term health and wellbeing.

Pre-drinking behaviour of people in the night-time economy

This report looks at pre-drinking behaviour (the consumption of alcohol before a night out or event) in Hamilton’s Central Business District at night.
Draft report

Draft Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol

These guidelines are intended to help Australians make informed choices about their drinking and provide recommendations for adults, for children and young people under 18 years of age, and for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. The guidelines are also intended to form the evidence...

National alcohol strategy 2019-2028

This strategy document outlines the Australian government's framework to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm. It highlights possible actions at the local, state or territory and national levels.

Alcohol home delivery services: an investigation of use and risk

This study is an exploratory examination of online alcohol delivery services, based on a self-selected sample of people who use them. The data presented should not be interpreted as population prevalence estimates, but do provide important information on the ways in which these services are...
Journal article

From eye rolls to punches: experiences of harm from others’ drinking among risky-drinking adolescents across Australia

This study explores the experience of harms due to another person’s drinking within a demographic particularly vulnerable to these consequences. It is the largest sampling of young Australian risky drinkers, who are underrepresented in general population surveys.

Follow up of regulating gambling and liquor

The objective of this follow up audit was to assess whether the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has taken the action it said it would in response to the 13 recommendations the Victorian Auditor-General made to it in 2017.

AMSANT submission to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee: NT Liquor Bill 2019

AMSANT's submission outlines a number of recommendations that can further strengthen the legislation currently before the committe, including the content and wording of the Bill, and broader structural reform that could support implementation of the Bill.

Sydney lockout laws review highlights vital role of transparent data analysis

The danger in not explaining, quantifying and reporting uncertainty is that the public loses trust in data-driven policymaking.