What kind of drinker are you?
Before we get started we've got a couple of questions for you
18 to 24 years
25 to 34 years
35 to 44 years
45 to 54 years
55 to 64 years
65 years and over
What type of drinker do you think you are?
Please complete all of the options above.
When you look at Australian society and its drinking culture what comes to mind?
I’m glad I live in a country where I’m pretty much free to have a drink when and where I want
I’m glad that my friends can get me out for a drink, drinking gets us together
People are free to drink where and when they want as long as they keep it under control
I feel governments and councils need to be doing more to restrict alcohol consumption and deal with bad social behaviour
How would you describe yourself in a social situation?
I am excited and outgoing and always know the best bars and parties
I love to join in with the group and make the most of where the evening takes us
I like to pace myself and take my time when I’m out
I am a bit quiet but still enjoy having fun with friends
When you reflect on your general drinking, which statement best reflects you
I sometimes drink more than I should, but it’s my choice
I sometimes get led astray and end up drinking more than I should
I’m always in control and never drink too much
I think it’s sad that people are drinking more than they should
What role do you play when you go out drinking with friends?
I’m usually in charge of deciding where to go and getting people there
I often just go with the flow, join in and enjoy myself
I like to take things at my own pace and know my limits
I’m often the one protecting others from harm when out socialising
How well are you able to tolerate places where people are drinking lots of alcohol?
I like going to places where people are drinking a lot of alcohol, it’s often fun
I will go to places where people are drinking a lot if my friends are there
I don’t enjoy going to places where people are drinking a lot of alcohol, even if my friends are there
I avoid places where people are drinking a lot
Which of the following personality characteristics best represent you as a person?
Impulsive, spontaneous, animated, enthusiastic, socially bold
Group oriented, flexible, trusting, accepting, intuitive
Self-disciplined, self-sufficient, mature, self-reliant, tolerant
In control, respectful, private, conscientious, high standards
How do you feel about drinking alcohol?
Drinking allows me to let loose and have some fun
Drinking allows me to join the fun and be part of the group
Drinking is a personal thing and I’m quite restrained when I drink
I drink alcohol but it’s not something I’m very comfortable with
What most excites you about a night out?
Having fun and making sure my friends are having a good time
Being swept up in what’s going on and enjoying myself
Relaxing and chilling out
Making sure things are planned so I know what’s going on
When you wake up after a big night out what is the first thing that comes to mind?
That was awesome, let’s do it again!
It was great being with my friends and doing things together
Thank God I didn’t get carried away
I hope everyone got home safely
When you look at Australian culture and alcohol consumption at social events which statement best reflects your position?
I understand why people like to drink alcohol at social events and have no problem with it
I will usually only drink alcohol at social events if others are
I struggle to understand why people get really drunk at social events
It’s a shame that people feel the need to drink alcohol at the social events they attend