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North Brisbane is Australia’s worst binge alcohol drinking area

More than 700,000 Australians are binge drinking on at least 11 drinks in a sitting on a weekly basis and it’s a growing middle class problem.


Today we reveal the grogged up hot spots of Australia based on the latest National Health Survey figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.


The information has been broken down by Medicare Local area and shows North Brisbane houses the nation’s highest number of irresponsible drinkers.


More than 40,000 adults consume 11 or more standard drinks in one sitting at least once a week in this region which takes in middle class inner Brisbane suburbs.

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