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Aussie Life

Aussie life

5 November 2022

9:00 AM

5 November 2022

9:00 AM

That alcohol-related death rates rose during the pandemic might be the least surprising announcement ever made by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Lockdowns certainly gave people who already drank too much an excuse to up the ante, and those who live alone were especially vulnerable. When there is nobody in the room at 10pm to say, ‘Do you really need to open that second bottle, darling?’ moderation is a big enough ask.

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