The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline: 1985-2019

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    The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline provides a list of key events, policy and legislative changes that have occurred in Australia between 1985 and 31 December 2019. Events are listed by jurisdiction, at the federal and state/ territory level. The first table includes events at the federal level. Events in the state and territories are split into two parts. The second table includes events from the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory. Events from South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia are listed in the third table.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherDrug Policy Modelling Program, UNSW and Centre for Crime Policy and Research, Flinders University
    Number of pages55
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2020


    • drug policy
    • laws
    • policing
    • harm reduction
    • treatment
    • prevention
    • Australia
    • public policy


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