How healthy are Australians?

A new report reveals heavy drinking, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking are still common among Australia's adult population.  

Nearly one fifth of adults continue to drink alcohol at risky levels. This includes adults who consume more than two standard drinks a day over the course of the year, as well as adults who engage in monthly episodes of consuming more than five standard drinks.

Indigenous Australians are more likely than other adults to be obese or inactive, although they are less likely to suffer from high cholesterol or