Off-site outlets and alcohol-related harm

  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: November 2012
  • Expected end date: July 2014
  • Completion date: March 2015
  • Funded by: NDLERF
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The primary aim of this project is to improve understanding of the relationship between off-site outlet density and alcohol-related harm in Australia. It is anticipated that the project will:

• determine the most appropriate means of measuring the strength and nature of the relationship between off-site outlets and violent assault in two Australian jurisdictions;

• identify the most effective way of using this information to predict the likely impact on the Australian community (and where possible on vulnerable populations, including Indigenous Australians and young people) to changes in outlet density taking regional characteristics into account (e.g. socio-economic status, urbanity)

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location

Gilmore, W., Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2016). The Wild West: Associations between mining and violence in Western Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24, (2), pp. 136-143. DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12228 [RJ1079] Link

Gilmore, W., Liang, W., Catalano, P., Pascal, R., Broyd, A., Lensvelt, E., Kirby, G. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2015). Off-site outlets and alcohol-related harm. National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund, Canberra. [M93] Link

Liang, W. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2011). Revealing the link between licensed outlets and violence: counting venues versus measuring alcohol availability. Drug and Alcohol Review, 30, (5), pp. 524-35. DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2010.00281.x [RJ803] Link