Alcohol Buying Behaviour of Australian Households

  title={Alcohol Buying Behaviour of Australian Households},
  author={Farhat Yusuf and Julian de Meyrick},
In common with many countries, alcohol consumption has played a significant part in the social history of modern Australia (Lewis 1992). The supply of rum in the early colony was so regular and predictable that, for a short time, it replaced the currency as the medium of exchange. Excessive alcohol consumption was widespread in the time of Gold Rush in the 1850s and became closely associated with the tradition of “mateship” among Australian males. A similar pattern has been observed in colonial… CONTINUE READING


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