Alcohol management in Indigenous north Australia: policies and responses
Grant number: DP160103192 | Funding period: 2016 - 2021
Using mixed methods, this project aims to develop knowledge partnerships with Indigenous communities in three regions across northern Australia to build on understandings of how to respond to alcohol misuse more effectively, ensuring that alcohol is managed in ways that are relevant and useful to communities in a wide range of contexts. Alcohol is a major cause of social, legal and health concerns for Indigenous Australians. This has led to significant political involvement in the regulation of alcohol in communities where Australian Indigenous people live. Alcohol management plans have most recently been used as a central device for reducing alcohol-related harms, particularly in remote are..View full description
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The Alcohol Management Plan at Pormpuraaw, Queensland, Australia: An ethnographic community-based study
K Smith, Marcia Langton, Richard Chenhall, Penelope Smith, Shane Bawden
Alcohol is one of the leading causes of social, legal and health problems for Indigenous Australians. Since 2002, Alcohol Manageme..