Inquiry into the manufacture, importation and use of amphetamines and other synthetic drugs (AOSD) in Australia

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Inquiry into the manufacture, importation and use of amphetamines and other synthetic drugs (AOSD) in Australia

28 February 2007

© Commonwealth of Australia 2007
ISBN 0 642 71722 2

View the report as a single document - (PDF 3201KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

The Committee (PDF 122KB)
Recommendations (PDF 120KB)
Acronyms (PDF 118KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 131KB)

Terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
The report

Chapter 2 - Amphetamines and other synthetic drugs in Australia (PDF 243KB)

What are AOSD?
Trends in AOSD consumption in Australia
International comparisons
Effect of recent trends in methamphetamine use
Supply of AOSD
Manufacture and production of AOSD
Involvement of organised crime in AOSD

Chapter 3 - The national policy framework (PDF 171KB)

Policy and expert bodies

Chapter 4 - Demand and harm reduction under the National Drug Strategy (PDF 237KB)

Demand reduction
Harm reduction

Chapter 5 - The national law enforcement environment: agencies, strategies and legislative initiatives (PDF 244KB)

Commonwealth law enforcement agencies
The Australian Crime Commission
Legislative initiatives

Chapter 6 - Supply reduction: the adequacy of the response (PDF 272KB)

Supply reduction
The adequacy of the response
Enhancing the response to AOSD

Appendix 1 - Public submissions (PDF 122KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 92KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents (PDF 129KB)
Appendix 4 - Additional information (PDF 128KB)
Appendix 5 (PDF 122KB)

Information on amphetamines and other synthetic drugs
Effects of amphetamines and MDMA

Appendix 6 - Department of Health and Ageing National Drugs Campaign posters (PDF 2667KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3419
Fax: +61 2 6277 5866