Cheap booze sites provoke experts’ fury

PUBLIC health experts have called for a crackdown on websites that promote ''ridiculously cheap'' alcohol, claiming they fuel Australia's drinking problem and appeal to under-age drinkers. Group buying sites - which offer daily deals on meals, beauty treatments and household products - are increasingly emailing members with offers of up to 70 per cent discount [...]

Teenager set alight, but parents still believe underage drinking is OK

50% of parents say 15 year olds should be allowed alcohol at home 20% of teenagers drink on a weekly basis 1 Australian teenager a week dies of alcohol abuse* The dilemma of whether or not to let underage teenagers drink at private parties is one that many parents have faced. The majority seem to [...]