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AIMS To identify which intervention strategies have been effective in reducing excessive consumption of alcohol, and related harm, among some segments of Australia's Aboriginal population. DESIGN Items dealing with 'alcohol' and 'evaluation' (27) were identified from the comprehensive electronic data base on Aboriginal alcohol and other drug issues,(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the effectiveness of, and community attitudes towards, increased restrictions on the availability of alcohol in Tennant Creek. METHOD Estimates of quarterly per capita consumption of pure alcohol by persons aged > or = 15 years, admissions data from the local hospital, women's refuge and sobering up shelter, and police data on(More)
This paper describes patterns of tobacco, alcohol and other drug use among Aboriginal people aged 8 to 17 years in the town of Albany, Western Australia. Of a total of 110 young Aboriginal people residing in the town at the time of the study, 105 were interviewed by two trained Aboriginal research assistants using interview schedules that included questions(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of the application, and removal, in the Northern Territory of a levy on the sale of cask wine--a beverage shown to contribute disproportionately to alcohol-related harm. METHOD Using data on licensee purchases of alcoholic beverages and ABS population data, estimates were made of per capita consumption of pure alcohol by(More)
Most health and substance abuse programs for indigenous peoples in Australia are funded by government. Over the past decade there have been calls for greater accountability in the conduct of these programs. Initial attempts focused on the development of standardised performance indicators, an approach that has been criticised on both political and(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify any regional variation in per capita consumption of alcohol and the types of beverages consumed in the NT; and to estimate the relative contributions to consumption by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. METHOD Per capita consumption estimates were based on wholesale purchases of alcohol by license and Census population data. Mean(More)
Many trade and environment issues will confront agriculture over the next several years. This report provides an economic framework to better understand these issues and discusses prior empirical inquiries and findings. Four primary issues are addressed: (1) how will environmental policies affect agricultural trade?; (2) how will agricultural trade(More)
This paper is based on the results of a project undertaken as the basis for a submission to the committee established to review the Western Australian Liquor Licensing Act 1988. It reports on key issues relating to liquor licensing, as identified by members of regional Aboriginal organisations. Among these issues are the promotion of alcohol consumption and(More)