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Regulation and control

2017

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (2017)

Inquiry into crystal methamphetamine (ice): first report.

Canberra: Parliament of Australia

Smith K (2017)

The cashless debit card trial: a public health, rights-based approach to better health and social outcomes.

Indigenous Law Bulletin; 8(29): 22-27

2015

Australian Crime Commission (2015)

Illicit drug data report 2013-14.

Canberra: Australian Crime Commission

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2015)

Final report of the National Ice Taskforce.

Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia

This final report by the National Ice Taskforce was produced based on extensive community consultation and research in response to issues raised by the drug, crystal methamphetamine (ice).

The report found that ice use in Australia is a complex problem that requires a multi-faceted response. Proportionally, Australia uses more methamphetamine than almost any other country.

In its report, the Taskforce has made 38 recommendations across five areas of priority. The five priority areas are:

  • supporting families, workers and communities to better respond to people affected by ice
  • efforts to reduce demand for ice through prevention activities must be strengthened
  • ice users need treatment and support services that cater to their needs
  • efforts to disrupt supply must be more coordinated and targeted
  • better data, more research and regular reporting is needed to strengthen Australia's response and keep it on track.

Abstract adapted from Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

MacLean S, Hengsen R, Stephens R, Arabena K (2015)

Supporting the Mildura Aboriginal Community's response to ice use.

Melbourne: Onemda VicHealth Group, The University of Melbourne

2014

Parliament of Victoria Law Reform Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee (2014)

Inquiry into the supply and use of methamphetamines, particularly ice, in Victoria: final report: volume 1.

Melbourne: Parliament of Victoria

Parliament of Victoria Law Reform Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee (2014)

Inquiry into the supply and use of methamphetamines, particularly ice, in Victoria: final report: volume 2.

Melbourne: Parliament of Victoria

Vinson Centre for Applied Social Research (2014)

Project Ice Mildura: evaluation of the community campaign measuring reach and impact.

Mildura, Vic: Northern Mallee Community Partnership

2011

Putt J (2011)

Review of the Substance Abuse Intelligence Desks and Dog Operations Units.

Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

 
Last updated: 25 October 2017
 
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