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Impact of alcohol and illicit drug use on the burden of disease and injury in Australia: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011

By Injury Matters • October 26th, 2020

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Impact of alcohol and illicit drug use on the burden of disease and injury in Australia: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011. (2018). Available from: www.aihw.gov.au/reports/burden-of-disease/impact-alcohol-illicit-drug-use-on-burden-disease/contents/table-of-contents

Effects of restricting pub closing times on night-time assaults in an Australian city

By • February 9th, 2018

The results of this study indicate that restricting pub closing times could result in a reduction in alcohol-related violence. Restricting pub closing times to 3/3:30am in New South Wales reduced assault incidences by 37% in comparison to a control location.   Reference: Kypri K, Jones C, McElduff P, Barker D. Effects of restricting pub closingmore…

Drinker Types, Harm, and Policy-Related Variables: Results from the 2011 International Alcohol Control Study in New Zealand

By • February 9th, 2018

Analysing the typology of drinkers in New Zealand, this study found that individuals with higher consumption levels were more likely to display signs of alcohol dependency, report lower satisfaction with their health and to have purchased alcohol late at night. Given these results the study concludes that due to individuals responses to alcohol-related policies beingmore…

A rapid evidence review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alcohol control policies: an English perspective.

By • February 9th, 2018

This evidence review found that an increase in alcohol price is associated with a decrease in the rate of consumption and that young people in particular are more sensitive to changes in alcohol price. Changes to alcohol trading hours and mass media campaigns were also found to influence consumption levels. The article concludes that amore…

Public space and alcohol advertising: Exploratory study of the role of local government.

By • February 9th, 2018

This paper explores the role that WA local governments could play in regulating the promotion and advertising of alcohol in public places overseen by them. Already having sustantial statutory powers under local government and town planning laws, local governments have potential avenues to develop policies which regulate the sale and advertising of alcohol.   Reference:more…

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