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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

First taste: how Indigenous Australians learned about grog (2008)

Author

Brady M

Publisher

Alcohol Education & Rehabilitation Foundation (AER)

City

Deakin West, ACT

Type

Booklet

 

Description

Maggie Brady, a social anthropologist from the Australian National University, has written a series of short books called First taste, which explore the social history of alcohol use in Australia. The series of six booklets investigates the factors that have been a foundation for Indigenous drinking habits. The booklets provide a complete analysis of the history relating to the introduction of alcohol to Indigenous Australians. The topics covered by the booklets include:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource can be used to give Indigenous people an understanding of how history has played a role in the current levels of alcohol drinking. It is applicable to all age groups and settings (rural, urban or remote). It provides useful background information to anyone working in the area of Indigenous health and alcohol use.

Contact details

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Level 1, 40 Thesiger Court
PO Box 19
Deakin ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6122 8600
Fax: (02) 6232 4400
Email: fare@fare.org.au

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Last updated: 7 November 2013
 
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