National Drug Strategy 2017–2026

Publication cover for the National Drug Strategy 2017-2026
Date published: 
18 September 2017
Last modified: 
14 March 2019

For the first time, Australia has a long-term framework for reducing and preventing the harms associated with alcohol and other drugs through the agreement of a ten-year National Drug Strategy. This is a national strategic framework built on:

  • the principles of partnerships
  • coordination and collaboration
  • national direction and jurisdictional implementation
  • evidence-informed responses.

Sub-strategies of the National Drug Strategy 2017–2026

There are a number of sub-strategies that sit under the National Drug Strategy 2017–2026. These sub-strategies provide direction and context for specific issues, while maintaining the overarching consistent and coordinated approach to addressing alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems. 


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