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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…

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.

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…

Further challenges for new migrants and humanitarian entrants in COVID-19
Further challenges for new migrants and humanitarian entrants in COVID-19

By Andrew Reid There is a concern that COVID-19 may exacerbate inequality towards vulnerable groups, including migrants and refugees. Here, I highlight a few from past experiences between 2006 – 20…

The social gradient of COVID-19
The social gradient of COVID-19

by Andrew Reid and Siggi Zapart While COVID-19 does not discriminate, the impacts of the virus will not be equitably distributed. Vulnerable populations living in low socioeconomic disadvantaged com…

The politics of play
The politics of play

Play is healthy – throughout the life course. The evidence that engaged play has physical and mental health benefits is compelling. However, the nature of play is changing. Younger generations incr…

Is local government better?

In the health field there has been a call — since the early 1980s — to make health policy development the responsibility of all sectors, not just the health care system’s. This echoes calls from a…

“We are not in the aviation business, we are in the mobility business”

An article on CHETRE’s Healthy Airports was published in the Inside Story – “We are not in the aviation business, we are in the mobility business” (12 Nov 2018, by Melissa Sweet). Read the ful…

Preventing Alcohol-Related Harm: What’s Changed?

By Andrew Reid and Joan Silk   Second Forum: Friday, March 23, 2018 The Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation (CHETRE) through Community StaR in partnership with Liverpool …

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