Western Australian Department of Racing Gaming and Liquor
These factsheets contain information on liquor restrictions in the Pilbara region of Western Australia (WA). The factsheets detail liquor restrictions, effective as at 8 October 2012, in the following Pilbara towns:
Port Hedland and South Hedland
The restrictions were imposed by the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor WA, under section 64 of the Liquor Control Act 1988, in response to two reports submitted to the Director by WA Police and the West Pilbara Alcohol Management Group.
Abstract adapted from Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor WA
Kinnane S, Farringdon F, Henderson-Yates L, Parker H (2010)
Fitzroy Valley alcohol restriction report: an evaluation of the effects of alcohol restrictions in Fitzroy Crossing relating to measurable health and social outcomes, community perceptions and alcohol related behaviours after two years.
Halls Creek alcohol restriction report December 2010: an evaluation of the effects of alcohol restrictions in Halls Creek relating to measurable health and social outcomes, community perceptions and alcohol related behaviours after twelve months.
Perth, WA: Drug and Alcohol Office, Western Australia
Fitzroy Crossing liquor restriction October 2007 to September 2008 twelve month report.
Perth: Government of Western Australia
This report, compiled by the Drug and Alcohol Office of WA, provides statistical information regarding the first 12 months of takeaway alcohol restriction in Fitzroy Crossing. Information summarised in this report includes statistical information about police, health services, licensed venues, supermarkets, and regional sobering up centres. This report will be followed up by a comprehensive report by the University of Notre Dame which will include in-depth qualitative and quantitative data and analysis.
Kinnane S, Farringdon F, Henderson-Yates L, Parker H (2009)
Fitzroy Valley alcohol restriction report: An evaluation of the effects of a restriction on take-away alcohol relating to measurable health and social outcomes, community perceptions and behaviours after a 12 month period.
Henderson-Yates L, Wagner S, Parker H, Yates D (2008)
Fitzroy Valley liquor restriction report: an evaluation of the effects of a six month restriction on take-away alcohol relating to measurable health and social benefits and community perceptions and behaviours.
Perth: Drug and Alcohol Office WA
This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the impact of a liquor license restriction introduced in Fitzroy Crossing in October 2007 by the Director of Liquor and Licensing. The report covers the period October 2007 to February 2008 and provides both qualitative and quantitative data. Findings show a reduction in domestic violence, drunken behaviour and a decrease in the requirement of medical treatment. Negative consequences have been the financial losses to some private businesses. Overall the findings show a positive impact with clear benefits for the families and residents of Fitzroy Crossing.