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Wastewater drug testing helps pave way for $20 million funding

The Federal Government has committed a further $20 million in South Australia to boost drug and alcohol treatment services. In a media release to announce the funding boost, the Minister for Health The Hon Greg Hunt MP said that alcohol

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Educate your workforce on the dangers of drugs and alcohol

With drugs and alcohol costing Australian workplaces $5.2 billion a year, responsible for causing workplace injuries and deaths, and resulting in productivity losses, absenteeism and other issues, workplace managers and owners could be forgiven for being fearful of drugs and

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Road safety week highlights issues of drugs, alcohol on roads

It’s National Road Safety Week in Australia, which is a perfect time to highlight areas where we are doing well and areas where we need to improve, including combating the use of drugs and, to a lesser extent, alcohol in

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Drug deaths on the rise

It’s a sobering thought for business owners and managers who are concerned about the affect that alcohol and drugs can have on their workplace – drug deaths in Australia are on the rise. It’s yet another indicator that shows that

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Why do people take drugs?

As a business owner or manager, or a police person on our roads, when someone provides a positive test to drugs during workplace drug testing or roadside drug testing you may wonder why people do it. Why do people take

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