The QUANTEM project are using a number of methods to evaluate the effects of the Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence' Policy. These methods include:
Patron Interviews: Patron interviews are currently being conducted with people out in entertainment districts in Queensland. See here for more information.
Precinct Mapping: Mapping entertainment districts to assess any changes that are made to the areas during the project. See here for more information.
Foot Traffic: People entering entertainment precincts are counted to capture how many people are attending the nightlife at different times of night. See here for more information.
ID Scanners: De-identified ID scanner data is used to examine patron trends in venues. See here for more information.
Stakeholder Interviews: Interviews are being conducted with key stakeholders within Queensland including policy makers, licensees, police, licensing personnel or council employees. See here for more information.
Harms Data: Ambulance, emergency department, police, coroners, court and licensing data is being examined for trends and effects. See here for more information.
School Survey: Examining the impact of a school-based education campaign that has been implemented as a part of the new legislation. See here for more information.
Economic Evaluation: Utilising a number of sources to undertake a cost-benefit analysis of the Queensland alcohol policy. See here for more information.