Final Report

Inquiry into crystal methamphetamine (ice) Final Report

27 March 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-736-9

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1767KB)

Corrigendum - Tabled 28 June 2018 - (PDF 5KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership
(PDF 21KB)
Acronyms (PDF 18KB)
Recommendations (PDF 32KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 52KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Update on methamphetamine use in Australia
National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program
International Engagement Methamphetamine Disruption Strategy
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Demand and treatment policies
(PDF 397KB)

Overview of the alcohol and other drug treatment sector
Amphetamine treatment profile in 2015–16
Update on the implementation of the National Ice Action Strategy
Key issues: treatment and demand reduction measures

Chapter 3 - At-risk communities, people with children and workplace initiatives (PDF 117KB)

Regional and remote communities
Treatment services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Treatment and support services for people with children
At-risk workplaces

Chapter 4 - Harm reduction measures (PDF 184KB)

Defining harm reduction
The benefits of harm reduction
Current approach to harm reduction
Proposed harm reduction strategies

Chapter 5 - Funding of alcohol and other drug services
(PDF 182KB)

National Ice Action Strategy funding
NIAS funding for 2019–20
Tender process
Distribution of funding to AOD service providers
Confiscated Assets Account

Chapter 6 - Decriminalisation
(PDF 342KB)

What is decriminalisation?
The Portuguese model
Overview of Australia's current illicit drug laws

Appendix 1 - Australian Press Council's Specific Standards on Coverage of Suicide (PDF 20KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 12KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3419