The over 50s who are ‘successful agers’—healthy, active, sociable, and well off—are more at risk of harmful drinking than their less successful peers, concludes research published in the...

Drinking alcohol while pregnant is common, ranging from 20% to 80% among those questioned in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, reveals a study of almost 18,000 women. The research found in Volume...

Who are binge drinkers in Australia and how healthy are they? From the national ‘alcopops tax’ in 2008 to the recent ‘one-punch’ laws in New South Wales, various laws have been passed in Australia...

Two reports by Deakin University and the Cancer Council Victoria respectively have made separate findings on alcoholic drinking patterns in Australia. The Deakin University study is Australia’s largest...

The state of Victoria’s Auditor-General Dr Peter Frost has jolted the Victorian government with the revelation of shocking statistics regarding alcohol-related harm in Victoria. According to Dr Frost’s...

A majority of Australians believe Australia has an alcohol problem that shows no sign of disappearing soon, according to an Annual Alcohol Poll conducted by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education...

More than half of Australia’s elite athletes believe that sport is an acceptable marketing vehicle for alcohol and fast food, a study by the University of Sydney has found. The national study, led...

New research by the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR) shows that 95 per cent of Australians are unable to correctly identify safe drinking levels. The research has been released ahead of a meeting...

With speculation rife that beer and wine will be subjected to tax hikes in the upcoming budget, the Australian Winemakers Federation has expressed fears about the future for the sector. CEO Stephen Strachan...

A coalition of major health bodies has called for tougher rules on alcohol marketing, citing new research from the US which reportedly found a causal relationship between owning alcohol branded merchandise...