The Community Impact of Licensing Restrictions in Port Hedland

  • Research program: Prevention and early intervention
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: June 2003
  • Expected end date: February 2006
  • Completion date: March 2006
  • Funded by: Health Department of Western Australia
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The pre-intervention community survey and key stakeholder interviews were conducted in Nov/Dec 2003 with post repeated measures undertaken in December 2004. Serial measures of consumption and harm data were gathered in early 2005. A report on the community impact of the restrictions was prepared for the WA Health Department

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
  • Chief Investigator: Richard Midford, Curtin University
  • Co-investigator: Denise Playford,
  • Project staff: Deidra Young, Curtin University

Professor Richard Midford
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This project aligns with the following Sustainable Development Goals and Targets:

Midford, R., Young, D., J., Chikritzhs, T., N., Playford, D., Kite, E. and Pascal, R. (2010). The effect of alcohol sales and advertising restrictions on a remote Australian community. In Young, D., J. (ed.) Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 17, (1), pp. 21-41. doi:10.1080/09687630802145271 [RJ615] View web page

Midford, R., Young, D., J., Playford, D., Kite, E., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Pascal, R. (2005). An Evaluation of Liquor Licensing Restrictions in the Western Australian Community of Port Hedland. National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth. [T161] Download PDF