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Community benefits claimed by licensed clubs operating poker machines in the ACT

This study investigated the tax disclosure strategies of major alcohol and bottling companies operating in Australia, including Australian and foreign owned businesses. Thirteen companies were analysed, through an examination of the effective tax rates and strategies companies used to reduce their tax liability.

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Community polling Research papers

2016 Australian Capital Territory poll: Support for 3am last drinks and perceptions of safety

FARE commissioned ReachTEL to undertake polling of ACT residents to gain an understanding on attitudes towards alcohol, perceptions of safety and support for trading hour ‘last drinks’ policies.

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Risk-based licensing and alcohol-related offences in the Australian Capital Territory

This report assesses the impact of risk-based licensing (calculating and setting liquor licensing fees according to venue type, occupancy, and trading hours) on alcohol-related harms in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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Harms associated with concurrent alcohol and party drug use amongst young people

This thesis explores the concepts of post-modernity and normalisation as they relate to the culture and practices of a group of 25 young people in Melbourne who call themselves the ‘A-Team’. The A-Team is a social network of youth who considered themselves to be ‘typical’ or ‘mainstream’, who participated in work and study, and who did not engage in any illicit activity other than drug use.