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Poll Reveals Australians Confused about Alcohol Risk

A recent poll revealed that 9 out of 10 Australians consider themselves “responsible drinkers”, despite a quarter of respondents drinking to get drunk at least once a month. The number of drinkers who drink alcohol to get drunk has significantly increased in the last decade, together with alcohol related harm. Experts say people are confused […]

Brits Drinking at Home are Landing up in Hospital

According to British newspaper, Mirror.co.uk more than 50 people daily are treated in hospital for alcohol related liver disease in The UK due to drinking at home. The alarming figures show that the number of patients in England has risen by 57 per cent over the past 12 years. According to the figures 20,751 people […]

Benefits of Cutting Back on Drinking

According to a paper released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), an organisation of cancer doctors, minimising the amount you consume can lower your risk of several types of cancer. Doctors also warned that people living with cancer remain at risk for other cancers too, so its crucial that they recognise alcohol’s role […]

Study Finds Most Dangerous Place to Drink is at Home

According to research out of the University of New England (UNE), the most dangerous place to drink isn’t the pub or bar, it’s at home. According to analysis of data from emergency departments spanning a decade, 36 per cent of alcohol related injuries occur at home. The street is the second most dangerous to drink, […]

WA Parents, beware of Serving alcohol to Minors

Now more than ever it seems young people in WA are being faced with alcohol related problems stemming from binge drinking. Teenagers are drinking with the intent to get drunk and are starting at an even younger age than ever before. We are living in a society where young people have more freedom than ever […]

Learn the Legal Drinking Limits

What is the standard drink?   For regular as well as occasional drinkers it is a good idea to know exactly what the law says about alcohol, including what constitutes a standard drink according to government standards. Drinks limits in Oz are based on these standards, which is why it is important to know what […]