National Ice Taskforce Report
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Added 07/12/2015

Australian Government response to the National Ice Taskforce Final Report

In response to the findings of the National Ice Taskforce, the Commonwealth Government has developed a comprehensive package to combat ice across key areas.

  • - Support for families and communities
  • - Targeted prevention
  • - Investment in treatment and workforce
  • - Focused law enforcement
  • - Better evidence and research.

To support this package, an additional $285.2 million is being provided over four years to support community action, the delivery of further treatment services and improvements in research and data collection. An additional $13 million is also being provided to support Addiction Medical Specialists through the introduction of new items on the Medicare Benefits Schedule.

Read the Australian Government's response to the National Ice Taskforce Final Report here - Taking action to combat ice

Click here for the media release from the Prime Minister's office.

The full report is available here - The Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce

 

Click here for a media release from NADA.
For more information contact Larry