Youth no-booze wave rising

The number of young Australians choosing not to drink has increased by more than 50 per cent since 2013.

The International Alliance for Respons­ible Drinking (IARD) has ­analysed data from 63 countries to try to understand whether underage drinking is going up or down globally. 

IARD reports underage drinking has declined in more than two-thirds of the nations studied. 

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