Acronyms

ABC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ACCHO

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

ACIC

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission [formerly the Australian Crime Commission (ACC)]

ACON

AIDS Council of New South Wales

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ADF

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

AFP

Australian Federal Police

AFAO

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

AHCWA

Australian Health Council of Western Australia

Ai Group

Australian Industry Group

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMA

Australian Medical Association

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APS

Australian Psychological Society

ASSIST

Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test

ATDC

Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania

AOD

alcohol and other drugs

AVIL

Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League

BBV

blood borne virus

BI

brief intervention

CAA

Confiscated Assets Account

CDT

Commission for Dissuasion of Drug Addiction

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

DPMP

Drug Policy Modelling Program

DoH

Department of Health

DUMA

Drug Use Monitoring in Australia

EMCDDA

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

GP

general practitioner

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

IDRS

Illicit Drug Reporting System

IHRA

International Harm Reduction Association

LDAT

Local Drug Action Team

LGBTQI

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and intersex

MATES

Methamphetamine Treatment Evaluation Study

MDAF

Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum

MHC

Mental Health Commission

MSIC

medically supervised injecting centre

NADA

Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies

NAPWHA

National Association of People with HIV Australia

NATSILS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service

NDARC

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

NDS

National Drug Strategy

NDSC

National Drug Strategy Committee

NIAS

National Ice Action Strategy

NIT

National Ice Taskforce

NSPs

needle and syringe exchange programs

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

PDOC

primary drug of concern

PHN

Public Health Network

PJCLE

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement

PoC Act

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

QNADA

Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies

SA

South Australia

SICAD

Servico de Intervencao nos Comportamentos Aditovos e nas Dependencias/General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies

UNAIDS

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNODC

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UWA

University of Western Australia

VAADA

Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association

WA

Western Australia

WAAC

Western Australian AIDS Council

WANADA

Western Australian Network of Alcohol & Other Drug Agencies

WAPHA

Western Australian Primary Health Alliance

WHO

World Health Organisation

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