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Alcohol

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Alcohol consumption
NARROWER TERMS


Journal article

Changes in public support for alcohol policies in NSW, Australia, 2013–2019

Alcohol contributes to significant health, social and economic burdens worldwide, but evidence-based policy options can reduce the harm associated with alcohol use. The aim of this paper is to understand factors influencing public support for various alcohol policies in New South Wales, and to determine...
Policy report

The development and implementation of alcohol policy: anthropological insights on translation from the global (the World Health Organization) to the local (Indigenous Australia)

In this paper, the author explores the challenges of implementing policy advice when moving from the global (in the form of the World Health Organization) to the local (Australian Indigenous communities). The paper also examines change in societal policies, compares experiences across societies, and tracks...
Technical report

Reducing the harm from alcohol by regulating cross-border alcohol marketing, advertising and promotion: a technical report

This comprehensive report details the full extent of the way that alcohol is being marketed across national borders – often by digital means – and often regardless of the social, economic or cultural environment in receiving countries.
Report

Impacts of beer excise rate cut

This paper discusses proposals to halve the beer excise in Australia. The authors suggest it could cost around a billion dollars over the next five years and undermine policies to reduce the abuse of alcohol.
Journal article

Adaptive capacity: a qualitative study of midlife Australian women's resilience during COVID-19

With COVID-19 evoking health, social and economic challenges at incomparable scales, potentially fracturing mental stability, this article provides insight useful to policy makers and health professionals to support resilience as the pandemic continues.
Report

Impact of COVID-19 August/September 2021

This report examines changes in alcohol drinking, smoking, vaping and gambling behaviours during the August/September 2021 New Zealand lockdown.
Report

Examining the social and economic costs of alcohol use in Australia: 2017/18

This report is the first national update in a decade of the costs of alcohol use. Using up-to-date methods of calculating costs and including a number of previously uncounted conditions and costs, it is substantially higher than the 2010 estimate of $14.4 billion.
Report

Monitoring alcohol affordability in Aotearoa New Zealand: 2020 update

This report looks at the trends of alcohol prices and affordability in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Report

Alcohol use among teens allowed to drink at home

This snapshot uses data from Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) to answer three research questions.
Report

Alcohol-related harm in families and alcohol consumption during COVID-19

This publication is intended to provide the basis for practitioners without specialist alcohol and other drug training to gain a greater understanding of how alcohol consumption changed during COVID-19, to better understand potential alcohol-related harms, and to develop strategies to support clients who may be...
Report

Independent Panel Review into the proposed Dan Murphy’s development in Darwin

The Independent Panel Review was announced by Woolworths Group in December 2020 to review the proposed Dan Murphy’s Darwin development and provide a report to the Woolworths Group Board. This report outlines the findings.
Report

Risky drinking social worlds in Victoria: a social media analysis

Alcohol use is at the forefront of public health policy in Australia. The findings in this report provide a catalyst for further in-depth and longitudinal analysis of qualitative and quantitative social media data to help policy-makers develop more effective interventions to deal with the problem...
Literature review

Alcohol and mental wellbeing: an evidence summary

This review presents insights into the relationship between alcohol use, mental distress and mental wellbeing based on published research. It highlights risk and protective factors for each and discusses challenges at different stages of the life course.
Evaluation

Community law alcohol harm reduction project

This evaluation relates to the Demonstration Alcohol Harm Reduction Project (AHRP). It aims to empower more deprived communities to better participate in local alcohol licensing procedures introduced under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
Guide

The art of community alcohol management: what local government can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm

This guide has been developed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) and VicHealth to explore what Victorian local governments can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm, creating safer and healthier communities in their municipalities.
Report

Alcohol consumption among 14 to 15-year-old Year 10 students, 2012-2018

The Youth Insights Survey monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes, and knowledge on a range of health-related topics, including alcohol consumption.
Report

Post-lockdown survey - the impact on health risk behaviours

This survey looks at changes in health risk behaviours post-lockdown (Alert Level 1). This survey includes information on alcohol, tobacco, gambling and mental wellbeing.
Journal article

Recruiting a representative sample of urban South Australian Aboriginal adults for a survey on alcohol consumption

In this paper, the researchers present and assess a novel comprehensive sampling strategy in the context of surveying alcohol use status among urban Indigenous Australians.
Report

Changes and influences on adolescent drinking in New Zealand

In this report, longitudinal survey data from New Zealand were used to track drinking patterns among adolescents (16 to 17-year-olds) and the wider population (16 to 65-year-olds) from 2011 to 2015.