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Alcohol use and harm during COVID-19

This Report provides a snapshot of the recent available data on alcohol use and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, focusing on the period between March – May 2020.

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Community polling Research papers

We drink more alcohol and most often at home – even before COVID lockdowns

The nation’s most comprehensive annual alcohol poll sheds light on what we drink and think.

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Alcohol industry fingerprints: Analysis of modifications to the National Alcohol Strategy

The National Alcohol Strategy (NAS) provides Australia with a national framework to stop alcohol-related-harm, but analysis of the draft documents found four specific ways in which the strategy had been modified.

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Community polling Research papers

Annual alcohol poll 2019: Attitudes and behaviours

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education – The nation’s most comprehensive annual alcohol poll sheds light on what we drink and think.

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Drinking trends by age and over time among baby boomers and older drinkers

The last decade has seen a decline in overall alcohol consumption in Australia, primarily due to a decrease in consumption in young people.  In contrast, an increase in risky drinking of baby boomers in national survey data, has been found. 

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Examining Australia’s heaviest drinkers

This study was undertaken by FARE’s research partner the Centre for Alcohol Policy and Research (CAPR) at La Trobe University and examines the distribution of alcohol consumption in Australia, identifying the top 10% of Australia’s heaviest drinkers and examining their sociodemographic characteristics, alcohol consumption and purchasing practices.

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The Alcohol Management Plan at Pormpuraaw, Queensland, Australia: An Ethnographic Community-Based Study

This report outlines the findings of an ethnographic research project which gathered and analysed the Alcohol Management Plan (AMP) in the remote Indigenous community of Pormpuraaw on the western coast of Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland.

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How do alcohol control policies influence Australian adolescent drinking trends?

This is the first Australian study to examine the relative influence of multiple alcohol policies, television alcohol advertising, retail alcohol outlet density and the proportion of alcohol-related articles in daily newspapers, on the drinking behaviours of adolescents.

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Public health arguments in planning and licensing appeal processes: A case study of the City of Casey’s attempt to regulate a new chain packaged liquor outlet

The 2009 National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol recommends for women who are pregnant, for those who are planning a pregnancy and for those who are breastfeeding, not drinking alcohol is the safest option.

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Examining trends in alcohol consumption during pregnancy in Australia 2001-2016

The 2009 National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol recommends for women who are pregnant, for those who are planning a pregnancy and for those who are breastfeeding, not drinking alcohol is the safest option.