Topics: Alcohol use

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Making FASD history in the Fitzroy Valley

Telethon Kids Institute (2016) Making FASD history in the Fitzroy Valley Perth, WA: Telethon Kids Institute This video shows how Dr James Fitzpatrick and his travelling health team from Paediatric Child Health and Education Services (PATCHES), visit the remote community school in Muludja in Western Australia’s Fitzroy Valley, to screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.


Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2016) Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report Canberra: Productivity Commission


Examination of the burden of disease of intimate partner violence against women in 2011: final report

Ayre J, On ML, Webster K, Gourley M, Moon L (2016) Examination of the burden of disease of intimate partner violence against women in 2011: final report Sydney: Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety


Public Health Association Australia 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference

The Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, in September 2016. The theme of the 2016 conference was Protection, prevention, promotion, Healthy futures: chronic conditions and public health. The three-day conference included an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health stream.


Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Unnecessary suffering: violence against Aboriginal women in the Northern Territory – a discussion of contemporary issues and possible ways forward

Blokland J (2016) Unnecessary suffering: violence against Aboriginal women in the Northern Territory – a discussion of contemporary issues and possible ways forward Northern Territory Law Journal; 3: (3-17)


Is population flow an unintended consequence of alcohol management plans?

5 September, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Injury  Remote  Alcohol use  Queensland  

Usher K, Woods C, Lynch P, Pointing SB, Budden L, Barker R, Catchpoole J, Clough A (2016) Is population flow an unintended consequence of alcohol management plans? Journal of Clinical Nursing; Accepted articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13534)


Gross motor performance in children prenatally exposed to alcohol and living in remote Australia

Lucas BR, Latimer J, Doney R, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Hawkes G, Fitzpatrick JP, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ (2016) Gross motor performance in children prenatally exposed to alcohol and living in remote Australia Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13240)


Improving substance abuse treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in rural, community-based health settings

Shakeshaft A (2016) Improving substance abuse treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in rural, community-based health settings Retrieved June 2016 from http://connections.edu.au/researchfocus/improving-substance-abuse-treatment-outcomes-indigenous-and-non-indigenous-australians


Individual and population level impacts of illicit drug use, sexual risk behaviours on sexually transmitted infections among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: results from the GOANNA survey

Wand H, Ward J, Bryant J, Delaney-Thiele D, Worth H, Pitts M, Kaldor JM (2016) Individual and population level impacts of illicit drug use, sexual risk behaviours on sexually transmitted infections among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: results from the GOANNA survey BMC Public Health; 16: 600 Retrieved 19 July 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3195-6


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