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Celebrate safely this Australia Day

25 January 2018

Make the most your Australia Day long weekend and reduce your chance of illness or injury by following these tips.

Woman holding Australian flag celebrating Australia Day
  • If you are going to be drinking alcohol eat a proper meal before you start and snack throughout the day
  • Space your drinks and drink plenty of water in between alcoholic drinks to avoid dehydration
  • Make sure you have a designated driver to get you and your friends home safely
  • Keep within the recommended NHMRC guidelines (external site) of not drinking more than 4 standard drinks on a single occasion
  • Keep an eye on your friends and make sure they are ok
  • Call 000 if you or a person you know becomes seriously unwell or sustains an injury and stay with the person until help arrives.

Visit the Alcohol Think Again website (external site) for more information.