Tag Archives: Standard drink

• More Australians hitting the bottle, survey finds. Is that possible?

More Australians hitting the bottle, survey finds. Is that possible?

AUSTRALIA’S drinking problem seems to be getting worse rather than better, with the latest snapshot of the nation’s alcohol habits finding more people are drinking significantly more than is good for them. More than a quarter (27 per cent) of 18-24-year-olds now say they are downing at least six standard drinks in a typical night […]

• Aussies overestimate their drinking ability. Like, who doesn't?

Aussies overestimate their drinking ability. Like, who doesn't?

In a nation that does not mind a drink, a new report has found many Australians overestimate the amount of booze they can handle before exposing themselves to harm. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare study, 40 per cent of people do not realise four standard drinks in one sitting is predominantly […]