Australian Resources

Australia21

Australia21 is an independent not for profit think tank, established in 2001.

We commission, conduct and review new research into complex social issues confronting Australia in a rapidly changing global environment.

Our aim is to foster fresh thinking about public policy and provide evidence-based solutions to difficult problems, shaping the best possible future for our nation.  http://australia21.org.au/drug-policy/

2016
Report 3 http://australia21.org.au/product/can-australia-respond-drugs-effectively-safely/#.WjIJCTeYNPZ

2012
Report 2 Alternatives to prohibition: Illicit drugs: How we can stop killing and criminalising young Australians

Report 1 The prohibition of illicit drugs is killing and criminalising our children and we are all letting it happen

 

Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT

The Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) is the peak body representing the non-government and government alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) sector in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). ATODA seeks to promote health through the prevention and reduction of the harms associated with ATOD. http://www.atoda.org.au/

2017
Keeping Young Canberrans Safe

ATODA Annual Report 2015-16

 

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The AIHW produces high-quality reports and other information products, on key health and welfare issues in Australia. These are used to improve the delivery of health and welfare for Australians. https://www.aihw.gov.au/about-us/what-we-do

2017
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2015–16

2016
National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings

 

Australian Bureau of Statistics

The ABS is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia. http://www.abs.gov.au/

2017
Drug induced deaths at highest rate since late 90s