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Alcohol and non-alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in Perth, Australia: do alcohol outlets make a difference?

By Injury Matters • October 26th, 2020

This study found that road traffic crashes with more on-premise outlets nearby were more likely to be alcohol-related, however there inconsistent results regarding the proximity of bottleshops and the type of road traffic crash. Reference: Hobday, M. & Meuleners, L. Alcohol and non-alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in Perth, Australia: do alcohol outlets make a difference?more…

Alcohol and injury risk at a Western Australian school leavers festival

By Injury Matters • October 26th, 2020

This study found that Western Australian school leavers have a relatively high awareness of the “Don’t Drink and Drown” campaign and knowledge of the risks associated with alcohol consumption and swimming. Reference: Enkel, S., Nimmo, L., Jancey, J. & Leavy, J. Alcohol and injury risk at a Western Australian school leavers festival. Health promotion journalmore…

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

Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022

By Injury Matters • October 26th, 2020

Mental Health Commission. Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022. (2018). Available fromwww.mhc.wa.gov.au/about-us/strategic-direction/western-australian-alcohol-and-drug-interagency-strategy-2018-2022/

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…

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