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Image - National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) 2016 key findings
Key findings from the 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) show that young people are continuing to drink and smoke less, while risky drinking increased among people in their 50s and... Read more
Image - Introducing the Cracks in the Ice Webinar Series
Category: National Drug
Upcoming webinar: Where can I find trusted evidence-based information about the drug ice? Cracks in the Ice virtual tour. Thursday, 15 June 2017 10:00AM - 11:00AM AEST. Presented by Dr Cath Chapman... Read more
Image - Dates announced for NDARC Annual Symposium 2017
Dates have been announced for the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium. The 2017 NDARC Annual Symposium will be held on:Tuesday, October 3 2017 Wednesday, October 4 2017 This... Read more
Image - Winners announced for the 2016 NDARC Awards
NDARC has acknowledged the outstanding work of four staff members via the 2016 NDARC Awards. Held annually, the awards recognise the achievements of staff members across all levels of the... Read more
Image - Cracks in the Ice officially launched
Category: National Drug
The Cracks in the Ice Community Toolkit has now been officially launched as part of the Australian Government’s National Ice Action Strategy. The online toolkit provides trusted, evidence-based and... Read more
Image - Philippines Senator visits NDARC
NDARC was delighted to host Senator Risa Hontiveros and Gari Lazaro from the Republic of the Philippines at a visit to the Centre on March 23. In opening the meeting NDARC Director, Professor Michael... Read more
Dr Emma Barrett ( left) receiving her scholarship from Professor Minoti Apte
The challenge of transitioning back into full-time academia after maternity leave isn’t easy, but the journey may be a little smoother for Dr Emma Barret who was this week presented with the 2017... Read more
Category: National Alcohol
The notion of providing alcohol to ‘alcoholics’ is controversial. However, NDARC’s Professor Kate Dolan argues that Australia needs managed alcohol programs (MAP), which provide those with severe and... Read more
Image - Giving children alcohol doubles their chances of still drinking a year later, a UNSW study of teens and parents finds
Children and teens who are given alcohol by their parents are much more likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol by age 15 or 16, but less likely to binge drink, according to a UNSW study which... Read more
An Australian first partnership between researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and four rural and remote Aboriginal communities in NSW has... Read more