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.
The insights in this report provide particular insights into young people and their views around alcohol culture and late night entertainment.
This guide supports people to use the VicHealth Alcohol Cultures Framework and take action on risky drinking cultures. The guide has been developed in consultation with key stakeholders involved in delivering and evaluating alcohol culture change projects as part of the VicHealth Alcohol Culture Change...
The Youth Insights Survey monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes, and knowledge on a range of health-related topics, including alcohol consumption.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed a proposal to consider a mandatory pregnancy warning label on packaged alcoholic beverages. Evidence demonstrates pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages can raise awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy and prompt discussion of...
This report explores the patterns of individual and comorbid use of substances (alcohol, tobacco or cannabis) among a nationally representative sample of 14 and 15-year-olds in New Zealand.
Labor Party Senator Nova Peris claims alcohol-related emergency department admissions in Northern Territory hospitals increased by 80 per cent in the 14 months after the banned drinker register was scrapped.
The feasibility and utility of using coded ambulance records for a violence surveillance system: a novel pilot study
The primary aim of this study was to pilot the use of coded ambulance clinical records for violence surveillance at the population level, similarly to work done in an established surveillance system of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and mental health-related harms.
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.
This research was commissioned by the Health Promotion Agency / Te Hiringa Hauora (HPA) to understand and document what data on alcohol use is held within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). This information will support alcohol and IDI researchers to make better use of the...