February 2016

NCETA has developed a comprehensive Training Package on crystal methamphetamine. The Ice: Frontline Worker Training Package was released in January 2016. The package was developed as part of the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan and is available online free of charge.

February 2016

National Drug Research Institute analysis of Western Australian Police figures for the past five years reveal that the average number of assaults per hour was more than eight times higher on New Year’s Eve than on other nights in December and January.

February 2016

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre is hosting a series of free seminars on a wide range of topics surrounding research on alcohol and other drugs. 

February 2016

The 10th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) will be held in Sydney, Australia on 16-18 May, 2016.

February 2016

NDARC researchers' achievements have been celebrated at the 2015 Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Awards.

February 2016

Read about the latest PhD news from across the three centres. We will feature our most recently awarded PhDs and their research projects, new PhD candidates and the journey they are embarking on, as well as scholarship opportunities for new candidates.

February 2016

A new study of Australian cannabis users has found that most obtain their cannabis through a ‘social supply’ market in which the supplier brokers, facilitates or sells drugs to friends and acquaintances for little or no financial gain.

December 2015

A new information kit developed by NDARC researchers provides a step by step guide to the evidence for medically assisted treatment for heroin dependence as well as answering commonly asked questions.

December 2015

Almost 400 delegates from around the world visited Perth for the 2015 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Scientific Conference.

December 2015

NCETA in collaboration with LeeJenn Health Consultants and South East Business Networks has recently completed this VicHealth funded project. The project involved a three year multi-site trial of an alcohol harm reduction intervention based on a workplace cultural model developed by Pidd & Roche (2008) and examined whether a comprehensive and tailored workplace intervention could reduce alcohol-related harm.

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