Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pledged to provide a $300 million funding for drug treatment services as part of its campaign against the ice epidemic gripping the nation, says Siobhan Fogarty in a report for ABC News.
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The idea of your children going to music festivals and raves is no more unusual than when you went to underground music or even disco clubs when you were their age. They’re young, free and single, they’re going to have whatever it is they consider “fun” these days, and you’ll be as helpless as your…
Many small towns in Australia have already been overrun by crystal meth or ice, but the residents of one such town in New South Wales have learned how to fight back, says Jonathan Pearlman in a report for The Telegraph.
A report by OHSAlert says the workplace death toll in Australia is currently on the rise.
Random drug testing has been in place in police services across Australia, but not in the Northern Territory. According to a report by Kieran Banks for NT News, Northern Territory police has yet to implement a drug testing regime for its officers.
The Essendon Football club has pleaded guilty to occupational health and safety charges that stem from its ill-fated supplements program in 2011-2012, essentially admitting that they have failed to provide their players a safe workplace, says a report from OHS Alert.
Around two years ago, the Master Builders Association ACT and Frontline Diagnostics started a conversation regarding the disturbingly high incidence of alcohol and other drug use within the building and construction industry (now stands at 20%, or 1 in 5 workers). It was agreed between the two management bodies that an approach to Government may have…
A report by Renee Viellaris for The Courier Mail reveals how Mexican drug lords are eyeing Australia to further expand their already massive drug empire.