National Drug Strategy
National Drug Strategy

The avoidable costs of alcohol abuse in Australia and the potential benefits of effective policies to reduce the social costs of alcohol

List of abbreviations

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BAC: blood alcohol concentration
BMA: British Medical Association
EU: European Union
GP: general practitioner
GST: Goods and Services Tax
n.e.i.: not elsewhere included
NHMRC: National Health and Medical Research Council
OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
RBT: random breath testing
SMR: age-standardised mortality rate
WET: Wine Equalisation Tax
WHO: World Health Organization
YLL: years of life lost

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