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Published by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs, Addiction publishes peer-reviewed research reports on alcohol, illicit drugs, tobacco and behavioural addictions, bringing together research conducted within many different disciplines. Published monthly Addiction aims to:

Australasian Psychiatry

Published quarterly by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry contains high quality, peer-reviewed, original research articles, reviews and case reports in the field of psychiatry. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand and has responsibility for training, examining and awarding the qualification of Fellowship of the College to medical practitioners.

Australian Aboriginal Studies

Australian Aboriginal Studies (AAS) is an inter-disciplinary journal promoting high-quality research in Australian Indigenous studies with a focus on the humanities and social sciences. It is published biannually by the Australian Insitute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies for a wide audience and visual content is encouraged. Each issue contains several scholarly articles, accompanied by research reports, book reviews and news and information.

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health is the Journal of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and is published six times a year The journal disseminates public health research and ideas throughout Australia and internationally. The content of the journal largely consists of finished discussions of research projects however, there is occasionally space for reviews, views and historical pieces.

The PHAA provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information on public health. The association is also involved in advocacy for public health policy, development, research and training.

Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

The Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin is the electronic journal of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. The purpose of the Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin is to facilitate access to information of relevance to Australian Indigenous health. The HealthBulletin attempts to keep people informed of current events of relevance, as well as information about recent research.

Australian Journal of Rural Health

The Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) is a multidisciplinary refereed journal published on behalf of the National Rural Health Alliance in hardcopy and online. AJRH provides research information, policy articles and reflections related to health care in rural and remote areas of Australia, and is an important publication vehicle for researchers and practitioners. Close involvement of key rural health stakeholders attests to the multi-disciplinary nature of AJRH and its primary purpose: to support and promote interdisciplinary health networks, and to help practitioners and researchers influence policies and programs to improve the health of people living and working in rural and remote areas.

Drug and Alcohol Review

The Drug and Alcohol Review is the scientific journal of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD). The journal is an international forum for the views, expertise and experience of all those involved in the study of treatment of alcohol, tobacco and drug problems. The journal represents an important source of information to clinicians, drug and alcohol agency staff, researchers, policy makers, and alcohol service administrators.

DrugInfo newsletter

The DrugInfo newsletter is published quarterly by the DrugInfo Clearinghouse, an initiative of the Australian Drug Foundation and supported by the Victorian Government. Its key focus is on drug prevention, providing coverage of news, events, research and practice for workers and professionals in the field, as well as the general community. The content of each issue of DrugInfo is determined by the "theme" or focus given to the accompanying "suite" of publications by the DrugInfo Clearinghouse, including an issues paper, reading and resource lists, and fact sheets. This themed approach provides the opportunity to take an in-depth and/or broad look at an issue or topic from a range of perspectives.


Health Promotion Journal of Australia

The Health Promotion Journal of Australia is the peer reviewed journal of the Australian Health Promotion Association and aims to facilitate communication between researchers, practitioners, and policy makers involved in health promotion activities. The journal seeks to publish practical examples of policies, theories, strategies and programs that utilise educational, organisational, economic and/or environmental approaches to health promotion. The journal also publishes articles, brief reports, editorials, professional viewpoints, book reviews and letters.

International Journal of Drug Policy

The International Journal of Drug Policy provides a forum for the dissemination of current research, reviews, debate, and critical analysis on drug use and drug policy in a global context. It seeks to publish material on the social, political, legal, and health contexts of psychoactive substance use, both licit and illicit. The journal is particularly concerned to explore the effects of drug policy and practice on drug-using behaviour and its health and social consequences. It is the policy of the journal to represent a wide range of material on drug-related matters from around the world. It is the official journal of the International Harm Reduction Association and it is published 6 times a year.

Medical Journal of Australia (MJA)

The MJA is Australia's leading peer-reviewed journal of medical practice and clinical research. The MJA is published by the Australasian Medical Publishing Company for the Australian Medical Association.

The print edition appears on the first and third Monday of each month, except that the December issues are combined into one large special issue. The full text of every issue since January 2002 is available on the web (only a selection of articles from 1996 to 2001 is available).

Of Substance

Of Substance is a free magazine published each quarter addressing alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues in plain language. Content includes research, reports, trends, best practice, and the latest news in the area. The primary audience of this magazine is frontline workers in the alcohol and other drug field, with relevance to other professionals including other health professionals, social workers, educators, researchers, law enforcers, and policy-makers.

Last updated: 19 March 2014
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