How has coronavirus affected drinking culture and alcohol consumption in Australia? We share the latest.
The ABC may be in need of a stiff drink, BuzzFeed News Australia says goodbye and QAnon sneaks back from the shadows. Plus other rumblings from the Crikey grapevine.
An anti-alcohol group wants to ban rapid delivery of online alcohol ordering on the basis of a small internet survey — illustrating how drinkers just can't win with nanny statists.
The development of a national alcohol strategy has been plagued by ideology, lack of evidence and passionate loathing of industry from public health fundamentalists.
Calls to ban young people from various things, like smoking and voting, reflect on ongoing preoccupation with demonising young Australians.
As nanny statists look to demonise the "alcohol epidemic" in ever more dramatic terms, yet more evidence has emerged that Australians drink responsibly.
Some nanny state institutions need to focus on their own health problems before trying to control everyone else's -- as St Vincent's in Sydney shows.
Despite regular evidence of the benefits of alcohol for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, the public health lobby remains in denial.
The long tradition of wowsers targeting women for special controls continues with a new proposal from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.