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There’s still time to sign up for Ocsober, 2015

NOW is the time to give your body a break and reap the benefits of an alcohol-free month.

Even though Ocsober officially kicked off on October 1, Life Education is encouraging Australians to sign up and stay sober for 31 days from today.

This year Ocsober ambassadors, including Peter FitzSimons, urge more Australians to sign up for Ocsober.

"I've spilled more wine than you've drunk, and know the attraction of grog more than most, but - I think particularly for blokes like me in their more mature years - life is so much better without it," he said.

"It is a chance to give your body a break and kick start a new way of living."

Your 31 days can start from today and take you through to early November; it's all about losing the booze for 31 days to help raise money for Life Education, so we can continue to teach kids about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.

It's not too late to register, so visit the website at www.ocsober.com.au.

Topics:  alcohol drinking ocsober



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