Preventing alcohol and other drug harms in Australia

We believe that an Australia free from alcohol and other drug harms will be an Australia that is safer for us all.

Join the 172 Local Drug Action Teams already making a difference!

Applications will open on October 29 inviting more communities to join the game-changing Local Drug Action Team Program.

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ADF shop now open

The ADF shop has been updated for an easier shopping experience and to ensure resources have up-to-date information.

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Tackling Illegal Drugs

Funded by the Australian government and coordinated by Good Sports, the Tackling Illegal Drugs program aims to help Australian sports clubs be better prepared to address drug-related issues.

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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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