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Alcohol misuse by over-50s on rise in Australia and New Zealand, study finds

It’s ‘critically important’ to identify hazardous drinking in older people, researchers say

NRL fans see triple the alcohol ads of AFL fans during finals TV coverage

People watching the 2018 NRL grand final on TV were exposed to 376 instances of alcohol advertising, researchers claim, as they renew calls for an end to alcohol advertisements during sporting events.

A massive change to alcohol bottles is about to happen

EVERY bottle of alcohol in Australia will soon have to carry pregnancy warning labels on them, after seven years of lobbying from health ministers.