Study Into Sydney and Melbourne Bars


According to a secret drinking study conducted at venues around the country, levels of intoxication increase by 11 per cent after midnight, making a case for the lockout laws.

The number of males and young people in a venue also impacted the levels of intoxication in the venue.

Researchers visited 62 different venues in five major cities across the country and made 828 observations of alcohol intoxication before making their deductions.

The study’s co-author Professor Peter Miller, from Deakin University, said  there was a “huge surge” in intoxicated people after midnight.

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