Wednesday, 22 August 2018
International Overdose Awareness Day
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.