The aim of the Guidelines is to provide health professionals, policy makers and the Australian community with evidence-based advice on the health effects of drinking alcohol. The Guidelines also aim to help individuals make informed decisions about their drinking habits.

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1864963743 Print
1864963808 Online

NHMRC is updating these guidelines and the revised draft Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol were released for public consultation on 16 December 2019 until 24 February 2020. The 2009 Alcohol Guidelines remain NHMRC’s current advice until the revision of the guidelines is completed.