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Bottle shop spending up 42pct: CBA

Spending on both food and alcohol last week was up 19 per cent compared to a year earlier, according to a Commonwealth Bank report.

High and dry: the rise of low and no alcohol beverages

With the recent rise in popularity of low and no alcohol drinks, some producers are looking to new innovations to banish the booze.

Smartphone device can detect toxic drinks

Currently, the only way to test for methanol is in a laboratory performing expensive and slow liquid chromatography.

‘Worst month on record’: virus sees alcohol sales plummet

ABA calls on political leaders to have “laser-like focus” on minimising regulatory and tax burdens to support industry in coming out of the crisis.

Less Australians drinking wine and beer at home

Fewer Australians are drinking alcohol at home despite stockpiling booze during COVID-19 restrictions.

“Drunkorexia” and the risks of binge drinking

University of South Australia’s research shows what triggers binge drinking.

Metcash liquor retailers unite on Shop MyLocal e-commerce site

Independent Brands Australia (IBA), the second-largest network of liquor retail outlets in the country, has launched an e-commerce site with next day delivery.

One in five Aussies buying extra alcohol

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education wants to stamp out problem drinking by restricting marketing and delivery services.

Retail Drinks Australia announces temporary limits on alcohol purchases

Voluntary initiative addresses government concerns over alcohol purchasing behaviours during COVID-19.

Calls for mandatory age verification at point of alcohol delivery

UNSW researchers say tougher laws are needed to prevent minors and vulnerable members of society accessing alcohol easily online.