YouTube, TV, Radio and Print Media

As one of Australia's leading research agencies in workplace alcohol and other drug matters, NCETA is regularly requested to provide media interviews. Links to NCETA's YouTube Channel and recent media statements are provided below.


NCETA's YouTube Channel

VicHealth. (2013). Reducing alcohol-related harm in the workplace.

Pidd. K. (2015). Methamphetamine use in the workplace: Options for prevention and intervention. Presented at the The National Methamphetamine Symposium: Making Research Work in Practice, 12 May: Melbourne, Victoria.

TV, Radio and Print News Articles

Calls for education before random drug tests for construction workers. Lou Hendricks, 7News Adelaide, July 2014.

Workplace drug testing tipped to increase despite misgivings. Amy Corderoy, Sydney Morning Herald, April 2014.

1 in 20 Australians drink while at work. James Heather, Medical Daily, July 2011.

1 in 10 Aussies drinking at work. ABC News, November 2011.

Christmas hangovers costing the economy millions of dollars. Associated Press, 2006.

Dr Ken Pidd spoke with Sue Lannin from The World Today about the introduction of mandatory drug testing in workplaces. The interview was held in response to concerns expressed by industry groups and trade unions about the impact of methamphetamine on workplaces. Read the transcript and/or listen to the podcast here.

The Daily News Online (based in the United States) also recently liaised with Dr Pidd about an article on the effectiveness of workplace drug testing. The article was published online on 25 July 2015 and referred to an NCETA paper that was published in Accident Analysis and Prevention in 2014. Read the article here.

How much do sick days cost taxpayers? Radio interview with 2ser 107.3FM, Sydney, September 2015. Dr Ken Pidd speaks to radio station 2ser about the real costs of hangover sick days in the clip below.