Mandatory (or compulsory) treatment is a tool often reached for by governments during moments of alcohol and/or illicit drug crises.
There have been, and continue to be, many calls to reform the drug laws in Australia.
This bulletin summarises data from a nationally representative survey of Australians (The National Drug Strategy Household Survey) which asks people their opinions about the legal status of drug in
Drug checking (or 'pill testing') services invite members of the public to anonymously submit psychoactive drug samples for forensic analysis and then provide individualised feedback of results and
Dealing and trafficking in illegal drugs (like heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis) are serious criminal offences.