February 2016

Australia’s foremost methamphetamine researcher, Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin, has joined the National Drug Research Institute in Perth, where she will lead a program of research on methamphetamine (‘ice’).

February 2016

NCETA launched the Methamphetamine Section of the National Alcohol and Drug Knowledgebase (NADK) in January 2016.

February 2016

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) presented its findings on the Availability of Internationally Controlled Drugs to the United Heads of Mission in Vienna.

February 2016

Positive Choices, a one stop portal for drug prevention resources and information is now available for teachers, students and parents following its launch in December last year.

February 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre has launched an Android version of their free mobile phone app, AODconnect.

February 2016

Flinders University is highlighting NCETA's distinctive research history in its upcoming 50th birthday celebrations.

February 2016

Findings from the implementation of NCETA's cultural model of workplace alcohol and drug use will be launched by VicHealth in March 2016.

February 2016

Professor Ann Roche (NCETA) and Professor Michael Farrell (NDARC) will be participating in the Australian Drug Summit to be held at Parliament House in Canberra on 2 March 2016.

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.

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