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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Opening the flood gates: An analysis of Queensland liquor licensing applications after the lifting of the late night trading moratorium
Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education – This analysis examines the impact of the moratorium being lifted on liquor licensing applications for late trading in Queensland in the six month period between 1 September 2014 and 28 February 2015.
Centre for Alcohol Policy Research – This report examines recent trends in alcohol consumption in Australia across three measures: rates of abstention, rates of episodic heavy drinking and the distribution of drinking across the population.
The Australia Institute – This paper presents an overview of the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) in Australia, with modelling which shows shows that if wine were taxed in the same way as other alcoholic drinks instead of wholesale value, an extra $1.4 billion in tax revenue would be raised.
Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education – FARE’s National framework for action to prevent alcohol-related family violence proposes policies and programs that Australian governments can implement which will have a real and tangible impact on preventing and reducing alcohol-related family violence.
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.
University of Queensland – This report examines content posted by alcohol brands to Facebook against the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) and Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) to see if they are complying.