This FACT indicates the number of diagnosed accidental alcohol poisoning deaths in each state. Alcoholism and binge drinking are real issues in Australia. As a consequence, heavy tax levies and import restrictions are placed on all alcoholic beverages; a rate that varies from state to state. The state with the highest number of deaths by alcohol poisoning was New South Wales with 30 in 2016. The state with the least is the Australian Capital Territory with 0 diagnosed deaths.