Resources

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program – Seventh Report

17 June 2019
Wastewater
The National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program provides leading-edge, coordinated national research and intelligence on illicit drugs and licit drugs that can be abused, with a specific focus on methylamphetamine and other substances.
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The Australian drug harms ranking study

13 May 2019
Alcohol
The aim of the current study was to review drug harms as they occur in Australia using the Multi-criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) methodology adopted in earlier studies in other jurisdictions.
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Out of the Shadows, Domestic and Family Violence: a leading cause of homelessness in Australia

11 April 2019
Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia - particularly for women and their children. This position paper draws attention to the intersections between these issues, considers the evidence and puts forward recommendations for change. The best way of preventing homelessness as a result of domestic and family violence is to prevent the violence from occurring in the first place. This requires cultural and systemic change to change individual and community attitudes on gender and violence.
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National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016

28 September 2017
The National Drug Strategy Household Survey collects information from teenagers and adults across Australia. It asks what they think about tobacco, alcohol and other drugs; and about their use of these drugs.
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Tasmanian Drug Trends 2017: Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

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The Illicit Drug Reporting System is an annual, national project designed to monitor data associated with the use of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and cannabis, in order that this information could act as an early warning indicator of the availability and use of these drugs.
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Tasmanian Drug Strategy

The Tasmanian Drug Strategy (TDS) was developed by the Tasmanian Government, Department of Health and Human Services.
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Tasmanian Drug Trends 2018: Key findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews

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This report summarises key findings from the 2018 Illicit Drug Reporting System interviews that were conducted in Hobart, Tasmania.
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Tasmanian Trends in Ecstasy and Related Drug Markets 2018: Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

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This report summarises key findings from the 2018 Ecstasy and Related Drug Reporting System interviews that were conducted in Hobart, Tasmania.
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