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2017 Queensland Poll: Perspectives on Alcohol-Related Violence and Policies

Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education, Galaxy Research •   2017
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) commissioned Galaxy Research to undertake polling of Queenslanders to gain an understanding of their perspectives on alcohol policies. This study was conducted online between Monday 9 January 2017 and Friday 13 January 2017. The survey sample comprised 300 respondents aged 18 years and older residing in Queensland.

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2016 Queensland Poll: Perspectives on alcohol

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education’s (FARE) •   2016
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) commissioned Galaxy Research to undertake polling of Queenslanders to gain an understanding of their perspectives on alcohol policies. This study was conducted online between Friday 8 January 2016 and Thursday 14 January 2016. The survey sample comprised 350 respondents aged 18 years and older residing in Queensland.

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Annual Alcohol Poll 2016: Attitudes and behaviours

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) •   2016
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education’s (FARE) Annual alcohol poll (the Poll) assesses Australians’ attitudes towards alcohol, alcohol consumption behaviours, awareness and experiences of alcohol harms and perspectives on various alcohol policies. In 2016, the Poll was carried out by Galaxy Research for the seventh consecutive year.

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The impact of alcohol management practices on sports club membership and revenue

L. Wolfenden A B E, M. Kingsland A B, B. Rowland C, P. Dodds A, M. Sidey D, S. Sherker D and J. Wiggers A B •   2016
The aim of this study was to assess the impact of an alcohol management intervention on community sporting club revenue (total annual income) and membership (number of club players, teams and spectators). This study found no evidence to suggest that efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in community sporting clubs will compromise club revenue and membership.

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Principals’ reports of adults’ alcohol use in Australian secondary schools

Bernadette Ward, Rebecca Kippen, Penny Buykx, Geoffrey Munro, Nyanda McBride, and John Wiggers (FARE) •   2016
The aim of this study was to: quantify and compare the extent to which alcohol is used at secondary school events when students are present; examine principals’ level of agreement with these practices; and their awareness of and support for state policies on this issue. A cross-sectional survey of 241 state government secondary school principals in New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC) was conducted in November 2014 via computer-assisted telephone interviewing.

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Parental supply of alcohol to Australian minors: an analysis of six nationally representative surveys spanning 15 years

Adrian B. KellyEmail author, Gary C. K. Chan, Megan Weier, Catherine Quinn, Matthew J. Gullo, Jason P. Connor and Wayne D. Hall •   2015
There was a significant drop in parental supply of current alcohol use from 21.3 % in 2004 to 11.79 % in 2013 (p < .001). The lower prevalence of parental supply coincided with legislative changes on parental supply of alcohol to adolescents, but causality cannot be established because of the variation in the timing and reach of parental supply legislation, and small samples in some states. There were downward trends in adolescent experimentation, quantity and frequency of alcohol use across years, with the largest drop in alcohol use in 2010 and 2013.

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Does the social context of early alcohol use affect risky drinking in adolescents? Prospective cohort study

L Degenhardt, H Romaniuk, C Coffey, W Hall, W Swift, J Carlin, C O'Loughlin, G Patton •   2015
This longitudinal study examines the links between the context of alcohol use and risky adolescent drinking. It questions whether the early introduction of alcohol in a controlled supervised environment is protective against future risky drinking.

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Seriously smashed

Glenorchy City Council
Seriously Smashed is a unique resource for young people, parents, and those working with young people. It explores the risks of drinking too much and highlights such issues as reckless behaviour, sex under the influence, breaking the law, bullying and violence.

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