Information to help parents support their teenagers in planning for Leavers

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Tips for parents

The NHMRC alcohol guidelines for young people give a sound and important reason not to give alcohol to your child if they are under 18 years of age.

Alcohol laws for under 18s

Secondary supply laws came into effect on 20 November 2015. There are also other alcohol laws for under 18s on licensed premises.

Impact of alcohol on teenager health

There can be a difference in the behaviour and side effects seen in teenagers when they drink alcohol because teenager’s brains are still developing which can result in negative effects in the short and long term.

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