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Alcohol Consumption Falling in Australia

Australia's love affair with drinking is waning, according to official figures that show alcohol consumption has fallen to levels not seen since the early 1960s. The decline has been led by a fall in beer sales and by a cultural shift against alcohol by younger people. The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates a fifth of the population are teetotalers (nondrinkers). Alcohol consumption in fun-loving Australia is at its lowest in more than 55 years. Beer, wine and spirits are...

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