It is a commonly held view amongst those working in the Alcohol and other Drug sector that there is a need for further services for Indigenous Australians. This report prepared […]

The National Drug Strategy – Australia’s Integrated Framework 2004-2009 was set up to improve health, and social and economic outcomes by reducing use of harmful drugs. It is an umbrella […]

This strategy is a practical plan to combat the physical and psychological harm, as well as the broader community problems, arising from the abuse and misuse of drugs. The culmination […]

Alcohol plays an important role in the Australian economy. It generates substantial employment, retail activity, export income and tax revenue. It also has an important social role and is a […]

The Department of Health and Ageing engaged the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) to conduct six targeted community consultations to inform the development of the National Aboriginal and […]

Authors: Hudson, Sara

Alcohol abuse has a corrosive effect on individuals and whole communities, increasing violence, abuse, unemployment, debt and ill health. This monograph starts by looking at the harms excessive alcohol consumption […]

Authors: Kirby, Tony
Publishers: The Lancet 379

After bravely ushering in alcohol sale restrictions proposed by its residents, a remote Western Australian community is tackling the long-term effects of alcohol misuse. Fitzroy Crossing, an isolated town with […]

An evaluation is presented of the effects regarding measurable health and social outcomes, community perceptions and alcohol motivated behaviours. On 27 September 2007, the Director of Liquor Licensing released the […]

This resource is designed to provide workforce development/capacity building knowledge and strategies for alcohol and other drug interventions that are sensitive to the needs of, and involve, families and children. […]

Publishers: NSW Audit Office

This report evaluates the participation of Aboriginal people in the NSW Magistrates Early Referral into Treatment program (MERIT). Launched as a pilot program in 2000 in Lismore, NSW, MERIT has […]