Flashcards in Lecture 36 - The role of public policy in managing alcohol related harm Deck (14):
It is estimated that _____ people haven't died as a result of road toll safety measures
What are the essential elements of good public health policy?
Legislation and regulation (advertising, promotion, sponsorship)
Pricing and taxation
Community mobilization, understanding, support
Communications - social marketing / counter advertising
Is Australia a nation built on alcohol?
drinking was established cultural nrom in UK - came to Australia
happened at the time of the Gin epidemic
Once in Australia these heavy drinking norms or traditions contributed significantly to the destruction of indigenous culture
what were some established dirnking practices that still exists today
work and bust - binge drinking
Alcohol was once seen as...
a good healthy food
stout drinking for better breast milk
so over time alcohol has been used as a...
beverage, food, medicine, psychoactive
what caused consumption to decline in the early 1930s?
Temperance movement - 6:00 closing time
A significant change occured in Victoria in the 1986 with the Niewenhausen report, what did it say?
Vision of European-style liberalisation of civilised drinking and freedom of choice
The proportion of young Victorians consuming 20 or more standard drinks on at least one occasion per year has increased from 26% in 2002 to ...
42% in 2009
3/4 fo Australians are negatively affected by someone else's.....
drinking, with 70,000 victims of alcohol-related assault, including 24,000 victims of domestic violence
In Victoria, a third of substantiated child abuse cases involved alcohol
What happened after the alcopops tax?
alchol sales figures showed that RTD sales fell by more than 30$ in the 2008-2009 fin year
although sales of spirits increased
Along with deregulation we have had rapid increase in ..
advertising and promotion
What causes big problems late at night?
high density of outlets
large size of venues
extended opening hours