Research has emerged that reveals that 1 in five people over 65 who drink alcohol are consuming an “unsafe” level of alcohol. In addition to these unsafe levels of drinking, researchers warn that GPs were less knowledgeable about drinking problems among elderly people. Read more.
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According to the latest Roy Morgan research, gin is steadily overtaking vodka as Australia’s favourite white spirit. Excluding ready to drink beverages, over 1.1 million adults in Australia drank vodka in a 4 week period. This is more or less the same number that was drinking 5 years ago, despite the fact that the population […]
ALSA president, Guiseppe Minissale speaking at the opening of the ALSA Conference in Darwin congratulated DrinkWise for a successful campaign, dubbed ‘How to Drink Properly’. The campaign was named the Best Marketing Innovation at the BRW Most Innovative Companies Awards. Minissale congratulated DrinkWise CEO John Scott on the campaign as well as the work done […]
Pictured above is the alleged perpetrator of a punch that left a 29 year old Irish man in hospital in an induced coma. The man is being led away by police following a brawl which allegedly started due to someone jumping a queue outside a nightclub at Bondi Junction last weekend. The victim, Jason Cierans was […]
Yet another example of the consequences drink driving has been reported on Smh.com.au. A man five times over the legal alcohol limit has been charged following a crash that left woman in hospital in Marulan. The accident happened just after 1:30pm on Wednesday on the Hume Highway, when the 2 vehicles collided, leaving an 80 […]
Alarming statistics have emerged that reveal a staggering 120 Victorian children under the age of 14 have been rushed to hospital in the last 3 years for treatment of alcohol related injuries. Teenage boozing results in 5 underage people a week being treated for incidents including accidents, self-harm, falls and assaults. Statistics reveal that boys are more likely […]
Students at North Rockhampton High School are being taught a valuable lesson on drink driving using beer goggles and a golf buggy. The young driver didn’t make it through without hitting into any markers, proving that a drunk driver could have hit into any number of obstacles on the road including pedestrians and other cars. Source: […]
Watch this video from BBC News about why mixing booze and air travel is risky. Even when travelling its important to remember, it isn’t the time to let loose and get drunk. Only drink in moderation and be responsible.
We all know that buzzed feeling you get after a few drinks but why does this happen and why does too much alcohol have the opposite effect on us? Alcohol increases the amount of dopamine in your brain, creating a feeling of pleasure.As you drink more alcohol, your blood-alcohol concentration rises and different parts of […]
People in dry communities are using Vegemite sandwich spread to make alcohol, but the Prime Minister has warned against the ban of Vegemite. A “Vegemite watch” is off the table, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. He said that it is more important that we ensure that remote communities are being properly policed.” Find out […]