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Geoff Munro

Geoff Munro- National Policy Manager

Geoff Munro is the ADF's National Policy Manager His role involves advising on drug policy issues, communicating with various audiences and assisting the ADF to disseminate its views.

Dr Ben O'Mara

Dr Ben O'Mara

John Rogerson

Julie Rae

Julie Rae- Primary prevention evangelist

With over 30 years’ experience in the information industry, Julie is active in the alcohol and other drug sector and passionate about always returning to what the evidence can tell us.

Ian Comben

Tapuwa Bofu

Tapuwa Bofu- Senior Community Development Officer, LDAT program

With more than a decades’ experience in the community development sector, Tapuwa’s focus is on improving the health and well-being of communities across Australia.

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PIEDs
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Performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs)

Performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs) are substances taken by people who would like to change their physical appearance, enhance….

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Medicinal, recreational and synthetic cannabis
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Medicinal, recreational and synthetic cannabis use

Insight into the various forms of cannabis use in Australia..

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Methadone dose, cup
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Methadone: how it works and why it’s legal

There has been a lot of recent media attention on methadone, emphasising a range of factually incorrect messages..

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The unintended consequences of cracking down
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Educating GPs on the over-prescription of pharmaceuticals

The rescheduling of pharmaceuticals that include codeine will tighten access to these drugs from 1 February. This makes now a….

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tracking health
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How ‘life logging’ could reduce your need to medicate

How ‘life logging’ could reduce your need to medicate..

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Why is everyone talking about codeine?
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Why is everyone talking about codeine?

Insight into why everyone is talking about the rescheduling of codeine..

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Overdose

An overdose happens when a toxic amount of a drug or a combination of drugs causes a severe adverse reaction.….

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Alcohol and other drugs in the workplace

If you are hungover or coming down from drugs at work, it can be just as bad as being intoxicated.….

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Withdrawal
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Rescheduling of codeine

As of the 1st of February 2018, all medicines containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription..

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