Australian Resources

ACT Drug Strategy Action Plan

The ACT Drug Strategy Action Plan 2018-2021 (released on 11/12/2018) outlines ACT Government priorities to address and minimise harms from alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and non-medical use of pharmaceuticals in the territory.


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.

We All Pay the Price

Report 3

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.

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.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2015–16

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.

Drug induced deaths at highest rate since late 90s