A merchant seaman who asked not to be identified has claimed that a significant number of fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers in Australia’s resources industry regularly cheat on their urine drug tests, reports Brendan Foster for Stuff.co.nz.
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How effective are workplace drug policies? Very, if a recently published study on how good Australian workplaces are at dealing with drug and alcohol use among employees is to be believed.
There’s an article on the Daily Examiner featuring a mother’s struggle to come to terms with her son’s ice addiction, as she asks how her child could have become addicted to the drug that is getting a lot of attention in Australian media lately.
If by laws proposed by the State Opposition to Parliament are approved, drug traffickers and manufacturers who get convicted in South Australia are bound to be meted harsher penalties, says Lauren Novak in a report for The Advertiser.