Alcohol-related crime

Alternate Term Label:
Alcoholism and crime
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do world class cities lack lockout laws?

Campaigners say Sydney is out of step with comparable international cities, which they claim do not have lockout laws.

Fighting, alcohol and offending: interventions targeting Aboriginal girls: final report

The Fighting, Alcohol and Offending: Interventions Targeting Aboriginal Girls (YAWG) report, focuses on the experiences around alcohol, fighting and drinking of Aboriginal girls and young women residing in metropolitan Perth.

The relationship between alcohol outlets and harm

This research examines the relationship between alcohol outlets and social harm. The analysis uses a longitudinal panel data set for the period 2007-2014 covering all of New Zealand.

Towards national measures of alcohol-related crime

Research has demonstrated that alcohol misuse has a significant impact on police time and resources, the health sector and the Australian community more broadly. Despite growing interest in the topic and the number of studies that have been completed, there remain significant limitations to the...

Enquiry into the provision of alcohol and drug rehabilitation services following contact with the criminal justice system

This report confirms that access to rehabilitation services remains the dominant concern for prisoners and former prisoners struggling with addiction.
Discussion paper

Responding to the problem of recidivist drink drivers: issues paper

This issues paper considers a new approach to the problem of repeat drink driving through the introduction of a specialist, problem-solving court.
Briefing paper

Family violence, alcohol consumption and the likelihood of criminal offences

Alcohol is involved in a substantial number of family violence incidents recorded by police. However, there is a paucity of Australian research on the relative contribution of alcohol use by perpetrators and/or victims to whether or not the incident results in the perpetrator being arrested...

​Reporting rates of assaults at The Star casino by licensed premises staff

Abstract Aim: To determine whether there has been any change in the rate of reporting of assaults at The Star casino by staff before and after the lockout reforms were introduced in February 2014. This paper also briefly examines the characteristics of both offenders and...

Smart start - preloading and a safe night out: Mackay preloading

This paper aims to report the occurrence of preloading within a Mackay sample; collected in early February of 2015. The report is based on a sub-study of ‘Smart Start - A Preloading Project’ which ran predominantly in the Brisbane CBD between August, 2014 to late...

Establishing the connection [between alcohol and other drug use and sexual victimisation]: state of knowledge paper

Explores the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia. Summary This state of knowledge paper explores: the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia; the association between alcohol and other drug use and...