underage drinking

Alcohol adverts may be in breach of advertising code
Alcohol adverts may be in breach of advertising code (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of young drinkers’ responses to alcohol advertising has found that not only are current advertisements highly appealing to young people, they appear to use actors who are perceived as being under the age of 25 – in direct ... Read More »

Changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking
Changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian teenagers are reporting far lower drinking rates than their peers two decades ago, mostly because alcohol is now harder for them to access, a new Deakin University study has found. The research, completed in collaboration with the Murdoch Children’s ... Read More »

Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking
Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fewer teenagers are drinking alcohol but more needs to be done to curb the drinking habits of Australian school students, based on the findings of the latest study by Adelaide researchers. More than 2800 South Australian students aged 12-17 took ... Read More »

Parents who supply teens with booze increasing risk of heavy drinking
Parents who supply teens with booze increasing risk of heavy drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily. Australia-first research led by Dr Gary Chan from The University of Queensland’s Centre ... Read More »

Teenage smoking and drinking down
Teenage smoking and drinking down (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Younger Australians’ smoking and drinking habits have improved, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).  But when it comes to illicit drug use among older people, a more complex picture has emerged. ... Read More »

Teaching teens the truth about alcohol
Teaching teens the truth about alcohol (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High school students are being challenged to think critically about alcohol advertising, as they take part in an innovative new program designed to counter alcohol industry messages. The media literacy program, known as Game Changer+, will be introduced in selected ... Read More »

Young people drinking less
Young people drinking less (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new report by Australia’s Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La Trobe looked at trends in alcohol consumption across the nation and uncovered a stark generational shift responsible for declining drinking rates. The dry charge is being led by ... Read More »

How much booze are parents buying for their kids?
How much booze are parents buying for their kids? (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Although 74% of Australian 14-year-olds have tried alcohol, parents have cut down markedly on purchasing booze for their children. Associate Professor Adrian Kelly of The University of Queensland Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research analysed survey data across 15 years ... Read More »

60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID
60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin University study has found. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) monitored 350 bottle shops throughout the country to check sales to ... Read More »

Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids
Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Deakin University health experts are calling on parents to make 2016 an alcohol free year, for their kids. “Parents play a key role in how their kids view alcohol consumption. We therefore encourage all parents to help their kids reach ... Read More »

 
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