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Submission by Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform (Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform)

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20101210143230

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Drug Free Australia (Drug Free Australia)

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20101210145235

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Dalgarno Institute (Dalgarno Institute)

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20101206144147

06 Dec 2010

Submission by Dr Lorraine Beyer

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20101209143216

09 Dec 2010

Submission by Rodney Stephens of Peace

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20101209140910

09 Dec 2010

Submission by Victorian Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) (Victorian Office of the Public Advocate (OPA))

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20101208140345

08 Dec 2010

Submission by Life Education Australia (Life Education Australia)

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20101208135436

08 Dec 2010

Submission by WCTU Australia and WCTU Drug-free Lifestyles Victoria (WCTU Australia)

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20101208121824

08 Dec 2010

Submission by Victorian Alcohol & Drug Association (VAADA) (Victorian Alcohol & Drug Association (VAADA))

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20101213183402

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Associate Professor Richard Midford, Edith Cowan University, Adjunct Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University and Dr Robyn Ramsden, Australian Drug Foundation (Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet)

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20101213181226

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Anonymous

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20101210144853

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Mission Australia (Mission Australia)

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20101209140855

09 Dec 2010

Submission by Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory)

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20101213135253

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) (Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA))

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20101209152403

09 Dec 2010

Submission by Goori Original Ltd (Goori House)

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20101213122644

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) (Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA))

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20101213121151

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AVIL) (Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AVIL))

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20101213120207

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Anex (Anex)

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20101213113709

13 Dec 2010

Submission by World Federation Against Drugs (Oceania) Consortium (World Federation Against Drugs (Oceania) Consortium)

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20101210112737

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Australian Retailers Association (Australian Retailers Association (ARA))

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20101210111610

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Family Drug Support (Family Drug Support (FDS))

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20101213110530

13 Dec 2010

Submission by Australian College of Ambulance Professionals (ACAP) (Australian College of Ambulance Professionals (ACAP))

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20101211052746

11 Dec 2010

Submission by Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association (ANZSSA) (Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association (ANZSSA))

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20101212173532

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Winemakers' Federation of Australia (Winemakers' Federation of Australia)

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20101212172948

12 Dec 2010

Submission by The National LGBTI Health Alliance (The National LGBTI Health Alliance)

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20101212171058

12 Dec 2010

Submission by DrinkWise Australia (DrinkWise Australia)

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20101212170253

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Alcohol Policy Coalition (Alcohol Policy Coalition)

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20101212165231

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Pharmaceutical Society of Australia)

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20101212164017

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Anglicare Tasmania (Anglicare Tasmania)

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20101212163306

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand (Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand)

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20101212160813

12 Dec 2010

Submission by National Drug Research Institute (National Drug Research Institute)

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20101210160228

10 Dec 2010

Submission by National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA) (National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA))

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20101210145157

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) (Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA))

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20101212154902

12 Dec 2010

Submission by Dr Khim Harris (Fresh Start Recovery Programme)

Overall, we believe that the 2010-2015 Strategy needs to have a more recovery-focussed approach to treating addictions, much like the new UK Drug Strategy, launched by the British Government on 8 Dece... View full submission by Dr Khim Harris

20101210195513

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Macciza

This submission will deal primarily with the plant Cannabis, its current illegality and the consequences of it's cultivation and consumption by adults. In this context it proposes a total harm minimis... View full submission by Macciza

20101210203456

10 Dec 2010

Submission by WANADA (WANADA)

WANADA supports mission of the NDS- “reducing” rather than “minimising” drug related harms would be more continuously measurable

Intro & throughout NDS “misuse” implies a punitive response is needed f... View full submission by WANADA

20101210173901

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Jan Warren (South Australian Department of Education and Children's Services)

DECS strongly supports:

- the continuing overarching approach of harm minimisation, the three pillars of supply, demand, and harm reduction; commitment to building workforce capacity , evidence-bas... View full submission by Jan Warren

20101210170121

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Burnet Institute (Burnet Institute)

The manner in which the introductory material is framed suggests satisfaction with earlier strategies and an ongoing commitment to incremental change. The strategy would be strengthened by an explicit... View full submission by Burnet Institute

20101210153557

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Fiona Sharkie (Quit Victoria)

On page 14, first paragraph, suggested addition: "The internet poses both challenges and opportunities for the National Drug Strategy. It is an efficient channel for information on illegal drug manufa... View full submission by Fiona Sharkie

20101210164951

10 Dec 2010

Submission by J.B. Withnall, Prof S.B.Hill, Dr S. Bourgeois (University of Western Sydney)

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20101210155747

10 Dec 2010

Submission by J.B. Withnall, Prof S.B.Hill, Dr S. Bourgeois (University of Western Sydney)

Contact details:

Janice Withnall, University of Western Sydney

02 4570 1194 j.withnall@uws.edu.au Mobile: 0434 219664

Midlife women with Alcohol Use Disorders - a newly identified priority group for... View full submission by J.B. Withnall, Prof S.B.Hill, Dr S. Bourgeois

20101210155747

10 Dec 2010

Submission by APSAD (Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD))

APSAD fully supports the continuation of the harm minimisation policy underpinning the NDS, with its three pillars approach. That said, the definition of harm reduction will be improved if it reads ‘.... View full submission by APSAD

20101210150450

10 Dec 2010

Submission by School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA)

The introductory section provides a sound overview of the historical context, the current philosophy concerning strategies to address harms from drug use and ther future intent of the NDS. School Drug... View full submission by School Drug Education and Road Aware

20101210150017

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Trevor King (DPMP Deputy Director) (UNSW: Drug Policy Modelling Program)

Compared to earlier drafts of the strategy document and the previous strategy, this is a clearer, much improved version. It is sufficiently broad to sustain Australia until 2015 and builds on the soli... View full submission by Trevor King (DPMP Deputy Director)

20101210121352

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia)

The Draft National Drug Strategy 2010-2015: A framework for action on alcohol, tobacco, illegal and other drugs provides a comprehensive framework for future actions in reducing the impact of drugs in... View full submission by Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia

20101210110155

10 Dec 2010

Submission by Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)

The ADF supports the development of the NDS as an important tool to guide the efforts of all those involved in minimising the drug and alcohol harms, including the non-government sector.

We welcome t... View full submission by Australian Drug Foundation

20101210101433

10 Dec 2010

Submission by UnitingCare Moreland Hall (UnitingCare Moreland Hall)

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20101210101434

10 Dec 2010

Submission by L Grant (National Council of Women of Tasmania Inc)

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20101209211032

09 Dec 2010

Submission by ACSO (ACSO)

Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) commends the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy on the development of the draft National Drug Strategy 2010-2015 and strongly supports the overall di... View full submission by ACSO

20101209123811

09 Dec 2010

Submission by Richard Struik (Western Australian Local Government Association)

WALGA supports the background and context. For Local Governments, alcohol and drug misuse contribute to a number of areas where Local Governments build community capacity, including parenting and youn... View full submission by Richard Struik

20101207183550

07 Dec 2010

Submission by Simon Beynon (FREECHOICE Stores - Tobacconist)

A key approach by the government is to introduce plain packaging on all Tobacco products, this approach only opens the door to a massive in crease in counterfiet tobacco products and therefore pushes ... View full submission by Simon Beynon

20101207153031

07 Dec 2010

Submission by P James (Motivated Individual and Parent)

This is a well written and realistic strategy for minimising harm from drugs. I hope the following points provide some valuable feedback for the final strategy. View full submission by P James

20101203170817

03 Dec 2010

Submission by Professor John Toumbourou (Deakin University)

lthough I appreciate the strategy development process must be sensitive to political, I have some disappointment that the proposed strategy is insufficiently ambitious. Because Australia has a success... View full submission by Professor John Toumbourou

20101206075346

06 Dec 2010

Submission by Dr George O'Neil

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20101203135303

03 Dec 2010

Submission by Civil Liberties Australia (Civil Liberties Australia)

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20101203135420

03 Dec 2010

Submission by David Towl (Health Promotion Unit - RMIT University)

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20101201114553

01 Dec 2010

Submission by Dr Kevin McNamara

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20101130120341

30 Nov 2010

Submission by Christina Naylor (Drug Awareness NSW)

There must be zero tolerance of illegal drugs.

Hours and venues for the sale of alcohol must be reduced - closing time not 3.00 a.m, but 10.00 p.m. at the latest.Thesale of useful commodities is much ... View full submission by Christina Naylor

20101129190154

29 Nov 2010

Submission by Professor John Toumbourou (Deakin University)

I wish to commend the draft National Drug Strategy 2010–2015 as a well considered and valuable policy document. In what follows I make only minor comments.

P. 10 “Some culturally and linguistically ... View full submission by Professor John Toumbourou

20101129213647

29 Nov 2010

Submission by Michael (NationalOrganisation to Reform Marijuana Laws)

After reading the National Drug Strategy it provides me with pages upon pages of proof that prohibition is a sad,broken,outdated measure that has NEVER worked.

When the Police themselves are publishin... View full submission by Michael

20101129131456

29 Nov 2010

Submission by Norml Australia (NORML AUSTRALIA)

I must say that the ignorance that you possess in relation to Cannabis and how helpful it is with the sick and needy as PROVEN WORLD WIDE is pathetic.

You people seem to forget, or rather simply do n... View full submission by Norml Australia

20101127181620

27 Nov 2010

Submission by Mike (Western Health)

Although this Strategy document earler mentions Pharmaceutical Drug Misuse, this subject (and it's increasing recognition, related morbidity and mortality) is not addressed specifically in this sectio... View full submission by Mike

20101127174643

27 Nov 2010

Submission by Stephen

The draft outlines the growing problem of drug and alcohol problems in Australia and therefore highlights the failure of government and indeed the strategy itself over the last decade or so. View full submission by Stephen

20101122154659

22 Nov 2010

Submission by Tanya (NA)

Although the strategy recognises smoking as being more prevelant among lower socio economic groups the continual rise in cost of tobacco creates even more financial strain and therefore social problem... View full submission by Tanya

20101122132442

22 Nov 2010

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