Alcohol harms

Briefing paper

17 Apr 2019
0

This policy brief on investment in alcohol and other drug services in Australia comes at a time when there are clear needs across the country.

Report

15 Mar 2019
49

This report identifies trends and differences in alcohol and other drug use, harms and treatment in major cities and regional and remote Australia.

Report

27 Feb 2019
74

This report presents an overview of the social and economic costs and harms of alcohol consumption in the Northern Territory (NT). Using data gathered from 2015-16, the report provides a current evidence-based account of alcohol consumption in the territory.

Strategy

12 Dec 2018
17

The Northern Territory government is delivering broad alcohol reforms that aim to reduce the demand, supply and harm caused by alcohol across the Territory. It is anticipated that the initiatives targeting alcohol misuse will reduce population levels of consumption, and will contribute to reducing the...

Report

25 Oct 2018
11

This report by Massey University and the University of Auckland looked at the initiation of alcohol use, the patterns of alcohol use across the lifespan, and transitions from hazardous to non-hazardous drinking.

The research found two cohorts of women and three cohorts of men...

Journal article

27 Sep 2018
10

This paper replicates two previously used survey approaches to consolidate a national picture of alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) consumption in Australia.

Report

12 Sep 2018
8

In a national survey of older adults, we compared the classification of hazardous versus non-hazardous drinkers based on the AUDIT-C and the Comorbidity Alcohol Risk Evaluation Tool (CARET).

The CARET is an older adult-specific alcohol screen that assesses alcohol-related risks both based on consumption...

Report

17 Jul 2018
153

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...

Report

21 Mar 2018
101

This comprehensive report describes the findings from the 3,500 surveys conducted with 14-19 year old Australians from October 2016 to March 2017.

Report

17 Mar 2018
196

Young people are more likely to start drinking alcohol earlier and at risky levels as a direct result of alcohol companies targeting them via advertising, this review by Curtin University has found.

Journal article

12 Mar 2018
39

This article argues that in addition to strategies directly aimed at violence, policies are needed to address key predictors of violence exposure, such as social disparities, financial stress and alcohol use.

Report

22 Feb 2018
145

This report acknowledges that the current regulatory framework for alcohol in the Northern Territory is not fit for purpose and that the NT government needs to deliver a cohesive approach to alcohol harm minimisation for all Territorians.

Book

12 Dec 2017
243

The case studies in this book offer the first detailed surveys of efforts to teach responsible drinking practices to Aboriginal people by installing canteens in remote communities, and of the purchase of public hotels by Indigenous groups in attempts both to control sales of alcohol...

Draft report

11 Dec 2017
530

This draft strategy continues the long-standing national commitment to tackling risky alcohol use and related harm in the community, through a combination of law enforcement, prevention, early intervention and health care strategies.

Report

29 Nov 2017
362

This study, examining the progress made against the landmark Baume Report’s recommendations, has found that despite substantive progress on drink driving, governments have failed over the last four decades to make any significant headway in implementing effective alcohol policy to tackle the price, promotion and...

Report

18 Oct 2017
33

This report was produced as part of an independent review of the Northern Territory's (NT) current alcohol policies and legislation. It was commissioned in response to concern about levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol related harm in the NT.

Report

25 Sep 2017
339

This report provides the first suggestive evidence that there could be significant preventive effects on liver, head and neck cancer deaths from reducing population drinking levels, particularly among men and older age groups.

Discussion paper

1 Aug 2017
187

The report explores the association between low alcohol prices and high levels of alcohol-related harm in the Northern Territory. It examines the impact of floor prices implemented in other countries to consider how similar policies might work in Australia.

Discussion paper

Addressing physical availability of alcohol in Australia and the UK
30 May 2017
257

This report compares and assesses the policies that regulate the physical availability of alcohol in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Journal article

15 May 2017
113

The aim was to identify a typology of drinkers in New Zealand based on alcohol consumption, beverage choice, and public versus private drinking locations and investigate the relationship between drinker types, harms experienced, and policy‐related variables.

Overview

 

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