New research proves alcohol harm prevention a wise investment
New research released today by The University of Queensland and Deakin University shows that investment in measures, such as taxation and advertising, would get the most bang-for-buck towards preventing alcohol-related illness and death.
Alcohol kills more than 5,500 every year new figures show
The Alcohol’s Burden of Disease in Australia report, found 5,554 deaths and 157,132 hospitalisations were caused by alcohol in 2010, with the number of deaths increasing by 62 per cent since the study was last undertaken a decade ago.
Violence against women
The Health Costs of Violence: Measuring the burden of disease caused by intimate partner violence
This publication is a summary of a study conducted to assess the health impact of intimate partner violence on women. The study was supported by VicHealth in partnership with the Department of Human Services and was conducted with contributions from a range of experts from across Victoria and elsewhere.