Overview

Charity details

ABN
Address
4/22 Narong Rd
Caulfield North VIC 3161
Australia
Address For Service email
Phone
Charity Size
Small
Who the charity helps
General community in Australia
Date established
2014
Last reported
31 January 2018
Next report due
31 March 2019
Financial Year End
30/06

Summary of activities

Drug Policy Australia engaged in public advocacy and education activities relating to advancing the harm-minimisation health practices and policy in relation to the use of psychoactive substances in Australian society.Along with other Harm Reduction organisations, we were involved with and supported the successful campaign to introduce a trial of a Safe Injecting Facility in Victoria. We made written and personal presentations to the Victorian Drug Inquiry and made a submission to the Federal Ice inquiry among others. We supported the formation of other organisations with similar aims of reducing the harm associated with the use of drugs including Students for Sensible Drug Policies and were contributors to their inaugural national conference. We have promoted discussion of a diverse range of drug and alcohol related health initiates such as Pill Testing in the traditional and social media.Drug Policy Australia also works at the international level to reform the United Nations Drug Conventions that underpin the world's punitive drug policies and, to this end, have been granted Consultative Status with the United Nations ECOSOC and are members of the Vienna NOG Committee on Drugs.Our promotion of harm reduction and evidence based health policies and principal aims to improve the prevention and control of the many diseases associated with the use of psychoactive substances, including but not limited to addiction, mental illness, Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS transmission.Drug Policy Australia engaged in public advocacy and education activities relating to advancing the harm-minimisation health practices and policy in relation to the use of psychoactive substances in Australian society.Along with other Harm Reduction organisations, we were involved with and supported the successful campaign to introduce a trial of a Safe Injecting Facility in Victoria. We made written and personal presentations to the Victorian Drug Inquiry and made a submission to the Federal Ice inquiry among others. We supported the formation of other organisations with similar aims of reducing the harm associated with the use of drugs including Students for Sensible Drug Policies and were contributors to their inaugural national conference. We have promoted discussion of a diverse range of drug and alcohol related health initiates such as Pill Testing in the traditional and social media.Drug Policy Australia also works at the international level to reform the United Nations Drug Conventions that underpin the world's punitive drug policies and, to this end, have been granted Consultative Status with the United Nations ECOSOC and are members of the Vienna NOG Committee on Drugs.Our promotion of harm reduction and evidence based health policies and principal aims to improve the prevention and control of the many diseases associated with the use of psychoactive substances, including but not limited to addiction, mental illness, Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS transmission.

Where the charity operates

States
VIC
TAS
NSW
QLD
WA
SA
ACT
NT

Financials & Documents

Annual reporting

Title Due Date Date received Download
Financial Report 2018 31 March 2019 Not yet submitted
Annual Information Statement 2018 31 March 2019 Not yet submitted
Annual Information Statement 2017 31 January 2018 31 January 2018
Financial Report 2017 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2016 31 January 2017 20 October 2016
Financial Report 2016 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2015 31 January 2016 28 January 2016
Financial Report 2015 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2014 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2014 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2013 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2013 No due date Not required

Documents

Title Date Reporting Year Download
Governing Document 20 June 2014 Download

People

Responsible People

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History

The charity's subtype history

Purpose Start Date End Date
Institution whose principal activity is to promote the prevention or control of diseases in human beings (Health Promotion Charity)(HPC) 22 May 2014
Advancing health 22 May 2014
Advancing public debate (promoting or opposing a change to any matter established by law, policy or practice in the Commonwealth, a state, territory or another country) 22 May 2014

Registration status history

Effective Date Status
22 May 2014 Registered

Enforcement action history

There have been no enforcements for this charity.