The Foundation collaborates with a range of universities and institutes to conduct leading alcohol research. FARE has invested more than $20 million to furthering alcohol and inhalant misuse research in Australia. We continue to support investigator led research and commissioned research in areas that assist with furthering our policy priorities.
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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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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.
Market research indicates that mid-strength beer is gaining in popularity, possibly indicating that beer drinkers may be trying to moderate their consumption. ABS statistics indicate that the increase in popularity of mid-strength beer may be at the expense of both low-alcohol beer and heavy beer.
The Prevention 1st Scorecard assesses our progress on preventive health policies in Australia. It seeks to highlight the successes of Australian governments and the areas where more work is needed to address risk factors.
An overview of the findings of a baseline survey undertaken as part of the project Risky drinking among undergraduate university students: a social norms-based approach.
Theis research investigates consumer understanding and interpretation of the two most commonly used consumer information message labels for alcohol and pregnancy, and to explore whether there might be potential to enhance their effectiveness.
Forty years ago, a progressive and prescient Senate Committee report identified alcohol and its harms as a problem of epidemic proportions. In 1977 the Senate Standing Committee on Social Welfare released its report, Drug Problems in Australia – an intoxicated society?