Illicit Drugs

Media reporting on illicit drug use in Australia: Trends and youth attitudes toward media reporting

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The purpose of the project was fourfold: to identify the dominant media portrayals used to denote illicit drugs in Australian print news media (cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin); to identify the extent to which media portrayals changed over time (from 2003-2008); to explore the

Project Status: 
Completed

Examining the relative cost effectiveness of different types of law enforcement interventions directed towards methamphetamine.

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Governments and policy makers are interested in determining which interventions are more or less effective than others, such that the scarce funding resources can be allocated in the most efficient manner possible. Thus, where should law enforcement invest its resources?

Project Status: 
Completed