The National Health and Medical Research Council’s draft guidelines recommend consuming no more than 10 standard drinks per week and no more than four standard drinks per day to reduce the risk of harm from alcohol-related injury and diseases such as cancer.
To find out how your drinking measures up, try out the quick and interactive Drinking Calculator.
Try the quick Drinking Calculator to find out if your drinking habits could be at a risky level.
Understand what triggers your drinking and what the patterns of behaviour are. This can help identify ways to change those small things that have quickly become habits.
What is a Standard Drink?
In Australia, a standard drink is one that contains 10 grams of alcohol. Ideally, it’s best to drink no more than 10 standard drinks per week and no more than four on any one day.
Having an idea of the Australian alcohol guidelines means you can understand the impact and reduce the risks of drinking. Knowing the facts means you can choose what is best for you when it comes to alcohol.