National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Shakeshaft

We will continue to live with ongoing alcohol-related violence unless we reduce alcohol availability, ban alcohol advertising and increase its price, argues Anthony Shakeshaft.

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Australian illicit drug users are turning to the internet for drug education, but not to buy drugs, a national survey has found.

Shakeshaft anthony

Australia’s approach to alcohol taxation is riddled with inconsistencies. It's time to scrap the current operating system in favour of a new, more efficient one, writes Anthony Shakeshaft and Josh Byrnes.

Wodak Alex

We should wish drug law enforcement every success while recognising that such endeavours are futile, writes Alex Wodak.

BrainFood

Join an expert panel at a UNSW public forum to discover just how serious the binge drinking culture is among Generation Y, and what parents and the community can do to reduce the harm.

Alison Ritter

We should all be concerned about our laws on illegal drugs because they affect all of us, writes Alison Ritter.

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Australia and NZ have the highest rates of cannabis and amphetamine use in the world, finds a new study led by the National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre.

Quitting cannabis use in your 20s significantly reduces the chance of progressing to other illicit drugs, new research from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows.

Ecstasy inside

Party drug Ecstasy is becoming less popular but use of new designer drugs available over the internet is on the rise, according to the latest drug monitoring report.

Portugal's decision to decriminalise all drug use did not lead to dramatic increases in drug abuse or drug-related harm, a joint Australian and UK study has found.

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