Lam’s research has been quoted in range of Australian and international media, including metropolitan daily newspapers and national television news, radio news, and current affairs outlets, primarily on issues concerning risky alcohol use amongst young people, school leaver celebrations, and alcohol use myths.
Between May 2017 and May 2018, Lam’s research was covered in 113 stories – this reached a cumulative audience of 2.7 million and had an advertising space rate of $397k.
Perth Live (drive) program with Oliver Peterson, 6PR invited speaker – ‘The rise of heavy cider among young drinkers’ (2018-04-09)
One in ten teenagers is drinking alcohol at levels that are dangerous to their health (2018-03-26). Via the West Australian,TV – Lam invited guest on Nine News; story on Seven News, Radio - Triple J, ABC News (WA QLD, TAS), 6PR, News.com.au
The West Australian - Study shows teens set to down 15 drinks a day for leavers celebrations (pp1 of newspaper, 2017-10-31). Syndication to print on 2017-10-31: Herald Sun pp9 (VIC), Daily Telegraph pp7 (NSW), Adelaide Advertiser pp 2 (SA), Courier Mail pp 13 (QLD), Hobart Mercury pp3 (TAS), Broome Advertiser pp 5 (WA; 09/11/2017). Covered by AM and FM radio news in VIC, NSW, WA, SA. Lam invited for radio Interviews on ABC Perth, 98five Sonshine FM, 6PR, Better Living (previously 2UE Sydney). Co-investigator Allsop invited for interview on NineNews TV
HeraldSun ‘Teen booze threat: young binge drinkers still ignoring health risks’ pp3 (24/10/2016). Syndication to print: The Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Advertiser, Daily Mail Australia, Courier Mail, Brisbane, Hobart Mercury, NT News. TV coverage via Ten News and Today with Lisa Wilkinson & Karl Stefanovic, Channel 9 (broadcast on 40 stations). Radio coverage via 3AW693 Melbourne, 2AY Albury, NSW, Ho FM. Hobart, SEN, Melbourne and 6PR 882, Perth. Invited speaker on 2GB