Police are responding to an increasing number of incidents where perpetrators of family violence are affected by drugs and alcohol, a Victorian royal commission has been told.
Public health advocates are pressuring the government to put more warning labels on alcoholic beverages, following the landmark changes to cigarette packaging.
Ambulances are more commonly called to neighbourhoods near bottle shops, new research has found, with areas near larger chain stores reporting even higher injury rates.
Concerns are being raised over the number of licensed venues in Queensland successfully seeking to extend their late-night trading hours, following the lifting of the moratorium in September 2014.
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.
A new study examining Australian drinking patterns has identified a decline in underage binge drinking and an increase in the age at which many young people first drink alcohol. It…
In 2005, the University of Tasmania's Department of Rural Health (UDRH) received a grant from the Foundation to conduct the Social Norms Analysis Project (SNAP), the first major Australian trial of the social norms approach to addressing risky drinking and alcohol related harm among young people.
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.