Drug and alcohol use by farm and fishing workers

Allan, Julaine, Meister, Peter, Clifford, Anton, Whittenbury, Kerry, Alston, Margaret and Ball, Patrick Drug and alcohol use by farm and fishing workers. Barton, ACT, Australia: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 2012.

Author Allan, Julaine
Meister, Peter
Clifford, Anton
Whittenbury, Kerry
Alston, Margaret
Ball, Patrick
Title Drug and alcohol use by farm and fishing workers
Place of Publication Barton, ACT, Australia
Publisher Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
Publication year 2012
Sub-type Research book (original research)
Open Access Status
Volume 12/061
ISBN 9781742544045
ISSN 1440-6845
Language eng
Start page 1
End page 88
Formatted Abstract/Summary
This Rural Industries R&D Corporation study collected qualitative and quantitative data to describe farm and fishing workers’ use of drugs and alcohol, their understanding of drug and alcohol related harms and the influence of workplace culture on drug and alcohol use.

It is for rural industry employers, employees and policy makers, health policy makers and contains important findings for rural communities who are integral to rural industries.

The research was conducted in Victoria and New South Wales. Research sites included grain, sugar, cotton and fishing as the key rural industries. Farming and fishing employees make up three and a half per cent of Australia’s total workforce but are a much more significant part of rural communities. This research will benefit employers, employees and rural communities across Australia.
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