Historical and cross-cultural changes in taxation of different alcoholic beverages

Historical and cross-cultural changes in taxation of different alcoholic beverages

Centre for Alcohol Policy Research - In order to facilitate a more informed debate about future excise taxation on different alcoholic beverages, this report provides a long-term historical analysis of alcohol excise taxes in Australia, and the role that the historical and cultural context in diverse developed economies plays in the current excise taxation of different alcoholic beverages.

Alcohol tax reform: Economic modelling

ACIL Allen Consulting (ACIL Allen) - Alcohol products sold in Australia are currently taxed at different rates through a number of different regimes. This brief models three alcohol taxation reform scenarios and their impact on: tax revenues collected, alcohol consumption, alcohol prices, value of alcohol production, employment.

Consign Wine Equalisation Tax to history

As momentum gathers for change to Australia’s flawed alcohol tax regime, new research has cast light on how the excise system was shaped over the last century, and a new economic analysis has proposed alcohol tax reform options that promise a fairer and more coherent way forward.

Submission on measures introduced to restrict personal choice ‘for the individual’s own good’

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) provided a submission to the submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into measures introduced to restrict personal choice ‘for the individual’s own good’, in particular, in response to Reference B which refers to the sale and service of alcohol and its impact. FARE makes a total of eight recommendations for the Committee, outlining the need for the regulation of alcohol by governments and preventive health policies which save lives and protect people from harms that may incur from others.

Aussies pay price for alcohol spend

New research into Australian spending habits shows households that spend more on alcohol were more likely to report experiencing financial hardship, such as being unable to pay bills on time or going without meals.
How is alcohol expenditure distributed in Australia

How is alcohol expenditure distributed in Australia

Centre for Alcohol Policy Research - This is the first study in Australia to examine household expenditure on alcohol in relation to financial and demographic factors, residential situation, and financial situation. It uses secondary data from the 2009-10 Australian Household Expenditure Surveys (HES) to investigate the distribution of spending, and the links between alcohol expenditure and financial difficulties experienced by households.
ACT launch of Women Want to Know

ACT launch of Women Want to Know

Deputy Chief Minister, Simon Corbell MLA will launch Women Want to Know in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), together with the release of new research from the University of Canberra which explores women’s views of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.