Alcohol Misuse

Last updated Dec 16, 2019

Plan

Plan your work with helpful tools and resources

Attitudes & Behaviours

2019 Annual Alcohol Poll: Attitudes & Behaviours

Provides a comprehensive snapshot of Australia’s relationship with alcohol.

2019 Annual Alcohol Poll: Attitudes & Behaviours
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VicHealth Alcohol Cultures Framework

A tool for those with an interest in changing risky drinking cultures to reduce harm from alcohol products.

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Built Environment

Local Government Town Planning Guideline for Alcohol Outlets

Developed in response to requests for alcohol management assistance from Local Government.

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Planning Practice Note 61 - Licensed premises: assessing cumulative impact

Explains cumulative impact in relation to licensed premises in the planning system.

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Community


Engagement

Six steps to planning community alcohol and drug projects

Assists with community engagement when planning drug and alcohol initiatives, events and campaigns.

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Liquor Forum and Accord Guidelines: Establishing and operating a local liquor forum

Provides information and tools for new or existing liquor forums.

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Harm Reduction


Local Government

VicHealth local government action guides - Reducing harm from alcohol

Evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans.

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Young People

Alcohol and Young People

Focuses on how parents, policymakers, schools and communities can all act to protect younger people from alcohol related harms.

Alcohol and Young People
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Liquor Licencing

Unlocking Liquor Licensing: VicHealth

Resources that aim to improve knowledge and understanding of Victoria's liquor licensing system.

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Local government liquor licence objection kit

Provides councils with clearer guidelines about liquor licensing objections and applications.

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Plans & Policies


Local government

Western Australia Local Government Alcohol Management Package

Provides a range of information to help develop a whole of organisation alcohol policy and management plan.

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Developing an effective community safety and crime prevention plan: Alcohol and drug issues

Designed to assist with the development of an alcohol and drug section within a Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan.

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National

National Alcohol Strategy 2019–2028

Aims to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm, and highlights possible actions at the local, state or territory and national levels.

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National Drug Strategy 2017–2026

Aiming to reduce and prevent the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

National Drug Strategy 2017–2026
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Risk Factors


Age

Risk factor trends: age patterns in key health risk factors over time - 2012

Comparisons over time for different age groups for key risk factors for health including excessive alcohol consumption.

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Women

Spotlight on Alcohol and Women's Health

Features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of alcohol and women's health.

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Sport

Alcohol Industry Advertising Partnerships with AFL & NRL Teams 2019

Analyses the prevalence of alcohol advertising in the AFL and NRL.

Alcohol Industry Advertising Partnerships with AFL & NRL Teams 2019
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Useful Websites

Alcohol and Drug Foundation - LDAT resources

Guidance for building successful Local Drug Action teams and developing effective Community Action Plans.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation - LDAT resources
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