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Alcohol action in rural communities

The Alcohol Action in Rural Communities (AARC) project partnered with ten experimental rural communities in New South Wales to devise, coordinate and implement a community action strategy to reduce alcohol harms.

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Electronic alcohol screening and brief intervention for hospital outpatients: A pilot study

The research was conducted to establish whether it would be possible to conduct a large trial of e-SBI with hospital outpatients.

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Improving services to families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

This research report examined ways to improve services to families affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

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An exploration of how social context and type of living arrangement are linked to alcohol consumption amongst older Australians

The project adopted a mixed-methods design, using both qualitative and quantitative approaches, to explore the links between social context and alcohol consumption among 42 Australians, aged 65-74 years inclusive.

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Adolescent risky drinking: Sources of alcohol and the role of parents

The project specifically explored the role of parents in supplying alcohol, as well as parental attitudes towards young people’s drinking.

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Bingeing, collatoral damage and the benefits and costs of taxing alcohol rationally

This benefit cost analysis (BCA) of alcohol taxation reform extends the preliminary analysis presented by the review of Australia’s Future Tax System (the Henry Tax Review) and examines the impacts of relevant reform scenarios on alcohol related harms, consumer satisfaction and welfare, and government tax and revenues.

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The Wine Glut: An analysis of the oversupply of wine in Australia and progress of the voluntary industry restructure

This paper analyses the extent of the wine glut in Australia and assess the progress of the current voluntary industry efforts to address the wine glut.

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Supply means supply: Measuring the effectiveness of an underage drinking intervention targeting secondary supply

Supply means supply sought to reduce the supply of alcohol to minors by informing the community about what constitutes secondary supply and by emphasising the illegality of secondary supply and the considerable financial penalties associated with it.

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FARE Australian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Plan 2013-2016

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are the leading preventable cause of non-genetic, developmental disability in Australia. The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)’s Australian FASD Action Plan 2013-2016 presents a costed plan of action addressing five priority areas that target FASD across the spectrum, from prevention of the condition to management across the lifespan.

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The liquor industry

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are the leading preventable cause of non-genetic, developmental disability in Australia. The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)’s Australian FASD Action Plan 2013-2016 presents a costed plan of action addressing five priority areas that target FASD across the spectrum, from prevention of the condition to management across the lifespan.