Claire Wilkinson

Research Fellow
Lecturer

Dr Claire Wilkinson is a Research Fellow at the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She is an NHMRC Early Career Fellow (2018 to 2022).

She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR) at La Trobe University. Claire's PhD evaluated recent and historical approaches to limiting alcohol outlet density at a local level in Victoria using both licensing and planning legislation. Claire’s research on alcohol policy is multidisciplinary drawing on public health, public policy, policy-making and implementation science as well as historical perspectives. Claire uses qualitative and mixed methods. She maintains close links with the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University, where she worked as a Research Associate prior to commencing at UNSW. She has published over 30 publications including peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and reports.

Publications

Book Chapters
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Livingston M; Wilkinson C, 2017, 'Controlling density, hours and days of sale and zoning to reduce alcohol-related harm', in Preventing Alcohol-related Problems Evidence and Community-based Initiatives, American Public Health Association
2017
Wilkinson C; MacLean S, 2014, 'Enforcement of Liquor Laws: the introduction of civilian inspectors in Victoria', in Stemming the tide of alcohol : liquor licensing and the public interest, Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education, pp. 188 - 195
2014
Wilkinson C, 2013, 'Public information and education campaigns', in Alcohol Science, Policy and Public Health, Oxford University Press
2013
Journal articles
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Livingston M; Callinan S; Wilkinson C, 2019, 'The impact of high profile restrictions on support for alcohol control policies', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 399 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12933
2019
MacLean S; Savic M; Pennay A; Dwyer R; Stanesby O; Wilkinson C, 2019, 'Middle-aged same-sex attracted women and the social practice of drinking', Critical Public Health, vol. 29, pp. 572 - 583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2018.1495828
2019
Livingston M; Callinan S; Wilkinson C, 2019, 'The impact of high profile restrictions on support for alcohol control policies', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 38, pp. 399 - 405,
2019
Cook M; Wilkinson C, 2019, 'How did live music become central to debates on how to regulate the Victorian night-time economy? A qualitative analysis of Victorian newspaper reporting since 2003', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 26, pp. 265 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2018.1426730
2019
Wilkinson C; McCalman J; Howe R, 2018, 'Commentary on Stanesby et al. (2018): The importance of social change and trends in understanding increases in women's drinking in post-WWII Australia', Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 2203 - 2204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14433
2018
O'Brien P; Gleeson D; Room R; Wilkinson C, 2018, 'Commentary on 'Communicating messages about drinking': Using the 'big legal guns' to block alcohol health warning labels', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 53, pp. 333 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agx124
2018
Wilkinson C; Pennay A; MacLean S; Livingston M; Room R; Hamilton M; Laslett AM; Jiang H; Callinan S; Waleewong O, 2018, 'Addiction research centres and the nurturing of creativity: The Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR), Melbourne: a decade on', Addiction, vol. 113, pp. 568 - 574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14075
2018
O'Brien P; Gleeson D; Room R; Wilkinson C, 2017, 'Marginalising health information: Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement for alcohol labelling', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 341 - 391
2017
Wilkinson C; Livingston M, 2016, 'Alcohol policy research: Putting together a global evidence base', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 35, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12368
2016
Wilkinson C; Livingston M; Room R, 2016, 'Impacts of changes to trading hours of liquor licences on alcohol-related harm: A systematic review 2005-2015', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp2641644
2016
Livingston M; Wilkinson C, 2013, 'Per-capita alcohol consumption and all-cause male mortality in Australia', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 48, pp. 196 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/ags123
2013
Wilkinson C; Maclean S, 2013, 'Enforcement of liquor licence provisions: The introduction of civilian licence inspectors in Victoria', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 20, pp. 15 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09687637.2012.676106
2013
Livingston M; Wilkinson C, 2013, 'Per-capita alcohol consumption and all-cause male mortality in Australia, 1911-2006', Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 48, pp. 196 - 201,
2013
Gainsbury SM; Blankers M; Wilkinson C; Schelleman-Offermans K; Cousijn J, 2013, 'Recommendations for international gambling harm-minimisation guidelines: Comparison with effective public health policy', Journal of Gambling Studies, vol. 30, pp. 771 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10899-013-9389-2
2013
Wilkinson C, 2012, 'Responses to risk: Public submissions on Australian alcohol guidelines for low-risk drinking', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 31, pp. 162 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00413.x
2012
Wilkinson C; Livingston M, 2012, 'Distances to on- and off-premise alcohol outlets and experiences of alcohol-related amenity problems', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 31, pp. 394 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00346.x
2012
Laslett AM; Room R; Ferris J; Wilkinson C; Livingston M; Mugavin J, 2011, 'Surveying the range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others in Australia', Addiction, vol. 106, pp. 1603 - 1611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03445.x
2011
Ferris JA; Laslett AM; Livingston M; Room R; Wilkinson C, 2011, 'The impacts of others' drinking on mental health', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195
2011
Ferris JA; Laslett A-M; Livingston M; Room R; Wilkinson C, 2011, 'The impacts of others' drinking on mental health', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 195, pp. S22 - S26, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000293804500005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2011
Livingston M; Wilkinson C; Laslett AM, 2010, 'The impact of heavy drinkers on health and wellbeing', Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, vol. 71, pp. 778 - 785, http://dx.doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2010.71.778
2010
Room R; Ferris J; Laslett AM; Livingston M; Mugavin J, 2010, 'The Drinker's Effect on the Social Environment: A Conceptual Framework for Studying Alcohol's Harm to Others', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 7, pp. 1855 - 1871, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph7041855
2010
Wilkinson C; Room R, 2009, 'Warnings on alcohol containers and advertisements: International experience and evidence on effects', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 28, pp. 426 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00055.x
2009
Wilkinson C; Room R; Livingston M, 2009, 'Mapping Australian public opinion on alcohol policies in the new millennium.', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 28, pp. 263 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00027.x
2009
Reports
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Wilkinson C; Mugavin J; Dwyer R; Jackson S, 2018, Public health arguments in planning and licensing appeal processes: A case study of the City of Casey’s attempt to regulate a new chain packaged liquor outlet
2018
Wilkinson C; Mugavin J; Dwyer R; Jackson S, 2018, Public health arguments in planning and licensing appeal processes: A case study of the City of Casey’s attempt to regulate a new chain packaged liquor outlet, Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education,
2018
Theses / Dissertations
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Wilkinson C, 2018, Local input in issuing liquor licences: contemporary policy issues in historical context, University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
2018