Town profiles of statistical data relating to alcohol-related harm

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  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: May 2000
  • Expected end date: June 2000
  • Completion date: December 2000
  • Funded by: Health Department of WA
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This project is a pilot study for the Health Department of Western Australia designed to demonstrate how data on local area alcohol consumption, drink driving offences and assaults can be used to profile the level of alcohol related harm in towns and localities in Western Australia. This project is being conducted in parallel with the NDRI's WA Liquor Licensing Demonstration Project. The statistical profiles are to include comparison to state wide levels of harm and to consider the influence of tourists and other non-resident populations. The completed profiles are to be available to the Director of Public Health in his role as provided under the Liquor Licensing Act.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
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Professor Tanya Chikritzhs
Tel: 61 (0)8 9266 1609
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Alcohol policy and strategies


  • Co-investigator: Paul Catalano, Curtin University
  • Co-investigator: Matthew Webb, Curtin University