Australian criminal justice responses relating to personal use and possession of illicit drugs are subject to frequent public debate.
This project will provide an international literature review of the approaches taken in Ireland and other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences.
In 2016 the ACT committed to scoping and designing a Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC).
We have developed a multidisciplinary global consortium of researchers who can provide independent high-quality evidence regarding the scale of illicit drug use, harms, access to services at country, regional and global levels, and build capacity for better data in these areas.
The Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) has requested a review of the prevalence of alcohol and/or drug use problems among prisoners and the range and availability of supply, demand and harm reduction programs and services in prisons.
This project attempts to understand the global epidemiology of infectious disease among prisoners in all countries.
The study will examine all cases of fatal stroke in Australia amongst young people (<45 years) over the period 2009-2016 to determine the role of psychostimulants in these events.
NDARC has been invited to undertake research in partnership with NSW Aboriginal drug and alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Services. This research is unique in being embedded into the routine delivery of their services.
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment is key for improving health and reducing the social impact of AOD use. However, the treatment itself is not the only variable that impacts on whether health outcomes are improved.
The Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD) has funded NDARC to conduct a feasibility study for an early warning system (EWS) project, involving a data collection model that allows rapid triangulation of existing data to provide an early warning and current assessment o