Survey Overview

Mode: Telephone (CATI)

Wave Survey dates Survey sample
1 Oct 2012 – Mar 2013 General population: 1749
2 Oct 2013 – Mar 2014 General population: 1606

Alcohol Environment Protocol

An AEP has been completed

Alcohol Policy Currently In Place

  • Excise tax on beer, wine, and spirits
  • Legal minimum off-premise purchase age of 18
  • Legal minimum on-premise purchase age of 16 for beer and wine, and 18 for spirits
  • Licensing system restricting location and hours of trade
  • Illegal to sell to intoxicated persons
  • Restriction of sale at specific events
  • Restriction of sale of alcohol at petrol stations
  • Legal blood alcohol concentration maximum while driving a vehicle of 0.08%
  • Legally enforced regulation on alcohol advertising and product placement
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