Australians have enjoyed a drink since the first days of white settlement. On Rear Vision this week, a history of drinking in Australia and of government attempts to control it. This program was first broadcast on 15 June 2008.
Richard Midford, Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, WA
Dr Milton Lewis, Historian of medicine and public health, Australian Health Policy Institute, University of Sydney
Professor Robin Room, Director of the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, University of Melbourne
Title: A rum state: alcohol and state policy in Australia
Author: Milton Lewis
Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service