Current Research Projects

An examination of the factors shaping declining youth drinking

Over the past 15 years, the proportion of Australian teenagers who drink alcohol has halved. This study aims to understand the drivers of this major shift in teenage drinking behaviour.

 

Drinking cultures, subcultures and drinking practices

CAPR has completed a study, funded by VicHealth, examining examine alcohol cultures in middle- and older-age groups in Victoria – Generation X, born 1965 to 1980, and Baby Boomers, born 1946 to 1964.

 

Grog Survey App

This study aims to develop and test an iPad app designed to make it easier for Indigenous Australians to report on their drinking.

 

 International alcohol control study

The study will collect data on drinking, alcohol purchasing, policy attitudes and a range of other relevant issues that can be used to better inform alcohol policy.

 

Understanding recent Australian trends in alcohol consumption and harms

This project attempts to explain puzzling recent trends in alcohol consumption and harm in Australia. Measures of population drinking have been broadly stable over the past fifteen years, while many measures of alcohol-related harm have increased sharply.