Criminal justice system

Understanding how high-level drug traffickers in Australia respond and adapt to changes in their drug supply

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Knowledge about drug suppliers, including traffickers, is slim. This stymies our capacity to understand, foresee and forewarn what Australian and international drug traffickers will do and what policy responses are likely to be most effective.

Project Status: 
Current

Australian police diversion for cannabis offences: Assessing program outcomes and cost effectiveness

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Police diversion is one of Australia’s most utilised interventions for drug offenders. Yet fuelled in large part by methodological deficits there remain key gaps in knowledge about the outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of such approaches.

Project Status: 
Completed

Patient motivations, perceptions and experiences of opioid substitution treatment in prison

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There has been limited examination of how prisoners view and experience opioid substitution treatment (OST). This project aims to describe OST within NSW correctional centres and patient experiences of being in OST while in prison. 

Project Status: 
Completed