Department of the Legislative Assembly

Select Committee on a Northern Territory Harm Reduction Strategy for Addictive Behaviours

Status - Membership - Terms of Reference - Submissions - Media Releases - Public Briefings, Hearings and ForumsTabled Papers - Publications - Contact

The Select Committee on a Northern Territory Harm Reduction Strategy for Addictive Behaviours will review the available evidence regarding effective harm reduction strategies used to address health problems associated with illicit drug use and other addictive behaviours and, also, strategies for reducing the impact of these behaviours on families and the broader community.

Status

Submissions closed 7 September 2018

Katherine Public Hearing, 10 December 2018
Katherine Public Forum, 10 December 2018

Membership

MemberElectorateParty
Mr Jeff Collins MLA (Chair)Fong LimTerritory Labor
Ms Sandra Nelson MLA (Deputy Chair)KatherineTerritory Labor
Mr Gary Higgins MLADalyCountry Liberal 
Mr Paul Kirby MLAPort DarwinTerritory Labor
Currently vacant  

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference

Submissions

Submission No. 1 - Professor Stuart Reece
Submission No. 2 - Drug Free Australia
Submission No. 2a - Drug Free Australia
Submission No. 3 - Harm Reduction Australia
Submission No. 4 - SICAD Portugal
Submission No. 5 - Department Health
Submission No. 6 - Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
Submission No. 7 - Top End Health Service
Submission No. 8 - National Drug Research Institute
Submission No. 9 - Paul Tolliday and Diane Biritjalawuy Gondarra
Submission No. 10 - The Pharmacy Guild of Australia - NT Branch
Submission No. 11 - The Kirby Institute
Submission No. 12 - Michael Byrne
Submission No. 13 - 360Edge
Submission No. 14 - Top End Women's Legal Service Inc.
Submission No. 15 - Alcohol and Drug Foundation
Submission No. 16 - Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services
Submission No. 17 - Confidential
Submission No. 18 - Northern Territory Primary Health Network
Submission No. 19 - Menzies School of Health Research
Submission No. 20 - Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Submission No. 21 - CatholicCare NT
Submission No. 22 - Centre for Disease Control - NT Department of Health
Submission No. 23 - Mission Australia
Submission No. 23a - Mission Australia
Submission No. 24 -  Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT
Submission No. 25 - Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NT
Submission No. 26 - Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council 
Submission No. 27 - Penington Institute
Submission No. 28 - Amity Community Services
Submission No. 29 - North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
Submission No. 30 - Criminal Lawyers Association of the Northern Territory
Submission No. 31 - Department of Education
Submission No. 32 - Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation
Submission No. 33 - Territory Families

Media Releases

Call for Submissions by 7 September 2018
Public Forum in Darwin on 27 September 2018
Public Hearings and Forums in Tennant Creek and Alice Springs on 5 and 6 November 2018
Public Hearing in Darwin on 15 November 2018
Public Forum in Katherine on 10 December 2018

Public Briefings, Hearings and Forums

Provisional Program of Public Hearings and Forums

Public Briefing Schedule, 30 August 2018
Transcript - Public Briefing 30 August 2018

Darwin Public Forum, 27 September 2018
Transcript - Darwin Public Forum, 27 September 2018

Tennant Creek Public Hearing, 5 November 2018
Tennant Creek Public Forum, 5 November 2018

Alice Springs Public Hearing, 6 November 2018
Alice Springs Public Forum, 6 November 2018

Darwin Public Hearing, 15 November 2018
Transcript - Darwin Public Hearing, 15 November 2018

Katherine Public Hearing, 10 December 2018
Katherine Public Forum, 10 December 2018

Tabled Papers

TP 1 -  Criminal Justice Research and Statistics Unit Submission to the Select Committee
TP 2 -  Department of Health, Extract from National Drug Strategy
TP 3 – Anyinginyi Aboriginal Health Corporation Response to the Select Committee
TP 4 – Tennant Creek High School Student Perceptions on Family Violence Survey
TP 5 – Tennant Creek High School – Haywire Grant Application - Confidential
TP 6 -  Tennant Creek High School Drug Use Survey
TP 7 -   Central Australian Health Service  Presentation to the Select Committee
TP 8 -   Central Australian Health Service - Position Paper from Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
TP 9 -   Central Australian Health Service, Facing Addiction in America, Fact Sheet

Publications

Snapshot of Drug Use in the Northern Territory

Contact

Dr Jennifer Buckley
Committee Secretary 
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1501
Email: Contact

Last updated: 13 Dec 2018