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Publications

 

  • Industry Guide

    Guides to the Alcohol Industry

    The McCusker Centre has released a series of guides to the major alcohol companies, sales outlets, and alcohol industry peak bodies and representative groups in Australia. The links to the three guides are available below.

  • Industry Guide

    A Guide to the Alcohol Industry in Australia

    March 2014. This document is a guide to the alcohol industry in Australia and how it fits into the global alcohol industry. It outlines major alcohol companies and the products they produce, own, distribute or market.

  • Industry Guide

    Major Alcohol Sales Outlets

    March 2014. This document is a guide to the major alcohol sales outlets in Australia.

  • Industry Guide

    Alcohol Industry Peak Bodies and Representative Groups

    March 2014. This document is a brief guide to the peak bodies and representative groups relevant to the alcohol industry in Australia. The brief guides include summaries of the industry groups' positions on a number of alcohol policy areas.

  • Factsheet

    McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth

    April 2014. Find out more about the McCusker Centre and the work we do.

  • Factsheet

    Alcohol in Australia: Drinking patterns and harms

    April 2014. Alcohol-related harm is a whole of community problem; it is not an issue limited to a small number of 'problem drinkers'.

  • Factsheet

    Alcohol and Young People: Drinking patterns and harms

    April 2014. Alcohol-related harm is a whole-of-community problem that impacts on young people in a range of important ways. Community concern about alcohol and young people is high.

  • Factsheet

    Alcohol Advertising and Young People

    April 2014. Alcohol is one of the most heavily marketed products in the world. Young people are frequently exposed to alcohol promotion, including through product packaging that would be expected to appeal to them and advertising that targets younger age groups.

  • Factsheet

    Alcohol and Violence in Australia

    April 2014. Alcohol use, particularly at high levels, is a significant risk factor for violence. Alcohol-related violence affects the whole community, well beyond those directly involved in an alcohol-related incident.

  • Factsheet

    Alcohol and Young People: What works to prevent harm?

    April 2014. Harm from alcohol is preventable. Good evidence is available about what works to prevent harm. Many of the approaches that will reduce alcohol harms among young people will also be effective in reducing harm among the whole population.

  • Market Research Report

    WA survey, October 2014

    Survey questions inlcuded: Concern about alcohol use among young people; What concerns you most about on alcohol and young people?; Are governments doing enough to prevent alcohol-related harm among young people?; Concern about Leaver celebrations; Exposure of children to alcohol advertising and sponsorship; Community support for alcohol and drug education, public education campaigns, secondary supply legislation, additional police powers to ensure liquor outlets do not sell to minors, removing alcohol advertising from buses and bus stops to reduce young people's exposure and legal controls to reduce young people's exposure to alcohol advertising.

  • Market Research Report

    WA survey, Liquor Control Act Review Recommendations, January 2014

    Survey questions included: Support for education campaigns, support for easier community participation in the liquor licensing process, support for regulations to restrict alcohol promotional activity which is likely to impact on children or encourage irresponsible consumption of alcohol, support to enhance objectives of the WA Liquor Control Act to include minimising harm or ill health in the community related to alcohol, support for recommendation to make it a criminal offence to deliver liquor purchased online to juveniles, and support for recommendation that higher risk sales outlets should pay extra for licenses to help fund community education on alcohol.

  • Market Research Report

    National survey, June 2013

    Survey questions included: Concern about alcohol-related violence in Australia; Concern about alcohol use among young people; Are Governments doing enough to prevent alcohol related harm?; Should reducing harms from alcohol be a priority for 2013 Federal Election?; Support for legal controls to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol advertising; Support for taxing alcohol products in proportion to the volume of alcohol they contain.

  • Market Research Report

    WA survey, November 2012

    Survey questions included: Concern about alcohol use among young people in WA; Concern about alcohol-related violence in WA; Do you think that Governments are doing enough to prevent alcohol-related harm?; Support for legal controls to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol advertising; Support for additional police powers to ensure liquor outlets do not sell to minors.

  • Market Research Report

    WA survey, April 2012

    Survey questions included: Support for students having regular, well-resourced alcohol and other drug education; Support for introduction of laws to prevent the supply of alcohol to minors without parental permission; Support for phasing out of alcohol sponsorship of sporting events if governments provided replacement funding.