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Items on this page relate to the Know Your Standards program, an alcohol awareness program delivered in public libraries in NSW.
Standard drinks pocket guide and postcard
Standard drinks cards feature illustrated standard drink measurements for light beer, full strength beer, red/white wine, champagne, spirits (shots and pre-mix) and cider (middy and bottle) as well as tips to keep safe. They are available in two sizes:
- business card sized pocket guides
Pocket guides and postcards are available to order for PDHPE teachers, school libraries, public libraries and other organisations.
Literary Mocktail recipe postcards
Literary mocktails are book-themed, alcohol-free drinks, inspired by well-known literary works. The recipe postcards contain a recipe for the mocktail on the reverse with a health message around the Australian Alcohol Guidelines and tips for reducing alcohol intake.
Recipe cards are available to order for PDHPE teachers, school libraries, public libraries and other organisations.
Drug Info activity booklet
Use the Drug Info activity booklet for inspiration. The activity booklet features a range of suggestions for incorporating Drug Info into your library programming.
Use the following images in poster design, for social media and other promotion.
Literary mocktail recipe cards and posters
Download and print these recipe cards and posters for your library display and/or event:
- List of literary mocktails
- A sidecar named desire(PDF)
- Grape expectations (PDF)
- Tequila mockingbird(PDF)
- Turn of the screwdriver (PDF)
- Watermelon for elephants (PDF)
Standard drinks guide
A quick reference guide to the number of standard drinks in a range of alcoholic drinks. The card can be used to display in libraries or as a handout for standard drink sessions.
Download the standard drinks guide from the Your Room website.
Australian Alcohol Guidelines
New Australian Alcohol Guidelines were released in 2020 by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Find downloadable resources including the Guideline Recommendation Infographic and What is a Standard Drink Infographic on their Health Advice - Alcohol page.