August 2015

NCETA was commissioned by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) to develop Australia’s first National Alcohol and Drug Workforce Development Strategy. The Strategy was released in August 2015.

August 2015

A new tool to assess and manage suicide risk, developed by a team of researchers at the National and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW in partnership with the Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (NADA), can help residential alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services to better assist their clients.

August 2015

A high-level panel discussion on drugs, policy and politics was a fitting culmination to NDRI’s Drugs, Policy and Public Health program

August 2015

A new report suggests that Australia is at risk of increases in HIV and hepatitis C transmission as rates of illicit steroid injecting go up.

August 2015

NCETA is conducting national training workshops to help AOD treatment services respond to family and domestic violence (FDV).

August 2015

NCETA and NDARC inform the development of a resource to enhance the treatment and services provided to women and families attending AOD services.

August 2015

NCETA has updated 83 FAQs on the National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK).

August 2015

NCETA launches the Cannabis section of the National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK).

August 2015

NCETA has attracted considerable media attention in relation to its research about methamphetamine and cannabis use and AOD-related harms in the community. Where possible, links to the podcasts and news articles have been provided.

August 2015

Professor Ann Roche provided advice to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement's inquiry into crystal methamphetamine (Ice).

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