July 2014

Professor Steve Allsop, Director of the National Drug Research Institute, was one of four individuals inducted into an inaugural honour roll recognising leadership, integrity, vision and commitment to the field of preventing and reducing alcohol and other drug problems in Western Australia, nationally and internationally.

July 2014

NCETA was commissioned by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) to develop a National Alcohol and other Drug Workforce Development Strategy. The Strategy involved a comprehensive literature review; development of a discussion paper; and an extensive national consultation process involving workshops in each jurisdiction, a call for written submissions and key informant interviews.

July 2014

The Australian Indigenous Knowledge Centre is a new web resource dedicated to reducing harms from alcohol and other drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

July 2014

NDRI academics Suzanne Fraser and David Moore, together with Helen Keane of the Australian National University, have published a new book, Habits: Remaking Addiction.

July 2014

Professor Kate Dolan of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) will share the stage with Richard Branson, UK entrepreneur, in a special session at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne on 22 July.

July 2014

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) researcher Emma Barrett was selected by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) for its inaugural media conference to promote its Annual Meeting held in Puerto Rico in June.

July 2014

The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will present its latest data on drug trends in the Asia Pacific and Oceania region at the 2014 National Drug Trends Conference in Sydney.

April 2014

Drug and Alcohol Research Connections - or Connections for short - is a new online publication from Australia’s collaborative network of alcohol and other drug research centres.

April 2014

A review of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment services being conducted by the Drug Policy Modelling Program at NDARC has interviewed around 300 sector representatives in eight states and territories since it began in July 2013.

April 2014

Associate Professor Ted Wilkes received one of Australia’s highest honours by being appointed an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia.

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