Senate debates

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Motions

International Overdose Awareness Day

4:19 pm

Photo of James McGrathJames McGrath (Queensland, Liberal National Party, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister) Share this | Hansard source

Reducing the impact of drugs is a priority for the Commonwealth government. Although state and territory governments are the primary funders of drug and alcohol treatment services, the Commonwealth is providing an investment of approximately $574 million over four years from 2016-17 for drug and alcohol treatment services. The government notes that several points raised in this motion are ultimately a matter for state and territory governments or private organisations.

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