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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This study investigated the packaged liquor market in Victoria between 2001 and 2016, examining changes in availability, ownership patterns and the socioeconomic distribution of outlets.
This research report quantifies and compares the extent to which alcohol is used at secondary school events when students are present in New South Wales and Victoria, and examines school principals’ level of agreement with these practices, awareness of and support for state policies on this issue.
Monash University – This study examines the associations between alcohol sold through off-premise outlets, such as liquor stores, in Australia and the incidence of traumatic injury in surrounding areas.