Active Community Explorer

A new online space for communities across Australia to access information, tools, and ideas that can be implemented locally to reduce the harm of alcohol and other drugs.

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The Harms

Did you know that the harms caused by alcohol and other drugs in Australia account for:

  • death

    4,186+ deaths per year

  • money

    $23.5b combined economic cost

For over 60 years, we have worked to inspire positive change and deliver evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.

We do this because we are working towards an Australia where lives are unlimited by alcohol and drug harm.

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News and information

The stories that affect all Australians

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Drug Facts

A comprehensive and trustworthy list of both prescription and illegal drugs. Each listing offers detailed and straight-forward information about subjects such as what they look like, the short and long-term effects, withdrawals and getting help.

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