Sobering words on risky drinking

As the Chief Executive of the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education (FARE), Michael Thorn is a significant driver of policy change to reduce high risk drinking. But fixing Australia’s drinking culture is easier said than done, as 6minutes discovers.

Are attitudes towards drinking changing?

I think people are finally acknowledging there is a problem but while average consumption has plateaued, certain groups are continuing to drink in a very harmful way and not showing any signs of slowing down. Evidence shows that heavy drinking is getting