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Barriers and enablers to policy action: Gambling Related Harm in NSW
Barriers and enablers to policy action: Gambling Related Harm in NSW

(Featured image credit : Rawpixel) By Andrew Reid and Dr Amy Bestman In March this year, poker machines across Australia were switched off due to COVID-19. This was the first time since 1956 tha…

Interplanetary health
Interplanetary health

by Evelyne de Leeuw There is a class of government actors and entrepreneurs that is beyond hubris. Without any hesitation or limitation, they believe that by flying to the stars we can fix our own …

Alcohol consumption during COVID-19 significantly impacts vulnerable communities: The case study of Miller
Alcohol consumption during COVID-19 significantly impacts vulnerable communities: The case study of Miller

by Andrew Reid A national YouGov poll commissioned by The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) found one in five (20 percent) Australian households buying more alcohol than usual s…

Adequacy of the NSW LiveData site for evidence-based liquor licence decisions
Adequacy of the NSW LiveData site for evidence-based liquor licence decisions

By Andrew Reid, Dr Alison Ziller and Dr John Crozier This commentary examines the adequacy of the NSW Liquor and Gaming LiveData website in providing evidence to assist decision making about liquor…

Alcohol Harm Reduction in South Western Sydney – Webinar 3: Working Together (Wed 16 Sept 1.00 -2.30)

Wed 16 Sept  1.00 -2.30 Register for Webinar 3: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alcohol-harm-reduction-in-south-western-sydney-webinar-series-tickets-116168397805 Program includes: –…

Use of natural experiment for gambling related harm?
Use of natural experiment for gambling related harm?

The issue The cessation of gambling during the early stages of the COVID-19 response provides a potential avenue for understanding the impact of gambling on the region. Research suggests ‘natural…

Community STaR – Screening for Gambling Harm: A pilot project – 10:30-11:30 17 Sept 2020
Community STaR – Screening for Gambling Harm: A pilot project – 10:30-11:30 17 Sept 2020

Community STaR (outreach service of the Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation) presents: Speaker:  Nick McGhie, Project Manager – Gambling South Western Sydney Pri…

Alcohol Harm Reduction in South Western Sydney – Webinar Series (Sept 2020)

SWSLHD Population Health and Drug Health Services invite you to attend any, or all, of 3 free webinars to explore strategies to reduce alcohol-related harm.  All interested health, welf…

Soon premiering at a blog near you…..
Soon premiering at a blog near you…..

Health equity has entered interplanetary space with the Artemis Accords. Evelyne de Leeuw will soon reflect on interplanetary health on the CHETRE blog. We are now proud to pre…

Unpacking the black box of policy, with a cube!
Unpacking the black box of policy, with a cube!

by Patrick Harris and Evelyne de Leeuw One of the enduring myths among researchers is that policy-making is a black box of unknowable dark arts that is to be avoided at all costs. This myth is part…

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