According to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the amount of alcohol being consumed has increased for the first time since 2006-07.
Figures revealed that beer remains the biggest key driver in all categories.
The consumption of wine also increased as did the consumption of spirits.
Another alcohol category that saw an increase in consumption was cider.
The good news is that problem alcohol consumption has been decreasing, indicating that responsible drinking messages are getting through to drinkers.