Alcohol Restrictions Review - People's Alcohol Action Coalition

  • Research program: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: August 2009
  • Expected end date: September 2009
  • Completion date: August 2009
  • Funded by: Tangentyere Council
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In 2009, the report of an external review of the Alice Springs Alcohol Management Plan was published. The Alice Springs’ People’s Alcohol Action Coalition (PAAC) was concerned at some aspects of the quality of the report, its findings and recommendations and requested NDRI to provide a detailed review of it. The review focused primarily on the recommendations made in the Report in light of the substantial national and international literature available regarding the consumption of alcohol and the harms resulting from the misuse of alcohol, and offered some alternative recommendations based on the available evidence of ‘what works’. The NDRI review was used by PAAC in its on-going efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in Alice Springs.

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Professor Tanya Chikritzhs
Tel: 61 (0)8 9266 1609
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Alcohol policy and strategies


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

MacKeith, S., Gray, D. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2009). Review of 'Moving beyond the restrictions: The evaluation of the Alice Springs Alcohol Management Plan': A report prepared for the Alice Springs People’s Alcohol Action Coalition. National Drug Research Institute, Perth. [T200] Download PDF