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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Queensland

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2014

Clough AR, Fitts MS, Robertson J, Shakeshaft A, Miller A, Doran CM, Muller R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Towle S, Margolis SA, West C (2014)

Study protocol - alcohol management plans (AMPs) in remote Indigenous communities in Queensland: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness.

BMC Public Health; 14: 15

Retrieved 9 January 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-15

2013

Fitts MS, Palk GR, Jacups SP (2013)

Alcohol restrictions and drink driving in remote Indigenous communities in Queensland, Australia.

Paper presented at the The 23rd Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference. 26-29 May 2013, Montreal

Performance and Evaluation Branch (2013)

Cape York welfare reform: evaluation 2012.

Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

The Cape York welfare reform (CYWR) was established to address deteriorating social and economic conditions in Cape York Indigenous communities. It was trialled in the four communities of Aurukun, Coen, Hope Vale and Mossman Gorge. The policy reform focused on initiatives in the areas of social responsibility, education, economic opportunity, and housing with the objectives of rebuilding social norms, re-establishing Indigenous authority, increased involvement in the real economy, and moving community members and their families away from social housing into their own homes. This report is the final evaluation of the CYWR. The framework for the evaluation included the following questions:

  • was the trial implemented as agreed
  • did social norms and behaviours change as intended
  • has governance and service delivery supported these intended changes.

This report describes how the reforms were implemented, the timelines, what was not implemented, and the impact of the CYWR on the communities participating in the trial.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs (2013)

Community alcohol limits.

Retrieved 2013 from

This webpage provides information on alcohol limits for different communities across Queensland. The geographical boundaries for each area where alcohol limits apply are described and a map is provided.

Information is also provided on:

  • how to make your house a 'dry place'
  • the definition of alcohol restrictions
  • penalties for possessing alcohol
  • home brew.

Abstract adapted from Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs

2012

Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs (2012)

Alcohol restrictions for travellers.

Retrieved 29 March 2012 from http://www.indigenous.qld.gov.au/atsis/everybodys-business/alcohol-restrictions-for-travellers

This webpage lists alcohol restrictions that are in place in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across far north Queensland and Cape York. The information is intended for travellers through these areas. Information covered includes:

  • which communities have alcohol limits?
  • fines and penalties
  • 'bona fide' traveller exemption
  • rules that apply to all vehicles
  • police powers.

Abstract adapted from Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs

 
Last updated: 7 April 2014
 
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