Brisbane Times: Australia is awash with addictive habits; we need to clean up our act



Heidi is 31 and takes a swig from a bottle of wine hidden in her wardrobe after she wakes up. Ruben is 48 and injects heroin three times a day. Lucas is 39 and gambles away 80 per cent of his pay every month. Matthew is 33 and drinks a bottle of whiskey every day. Sarah is 40 and has spent $200,000 on drugs over the past three years. As she says plainly to camera: “I don’t look like a drug addict. Or so I’ve been told.”


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