It’s not OK to sell alcohol to children online
In Mirage News
There are gaping holes in our laws for online alcohol sales, including no requirement for underage ID checks or for preventing delivery to people who are intoxicated.
CEO of the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education Caterina Giorgi says, “Every company selling alcohol should be required to check proof of age because no-one should be able to sell and deliver alcohol to children”.
“We need to close the loopholes so that online alcohol companies uphold community standards like checking ID and ensuring they aren’t selling alcohol to people who are intoxicated,” Ms Giorgi said.
There is strong community support for introducing common-sense measures to protect children and young people under 18; the majority of people in NSW (87 per cent) think age should be verified to purchase alcohol online
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