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Interactive Data Site

Introduction: Welcome to AODstats, the Victorian alcohol and drug interactive statistics and mapping webpage. 
AODstats provides information on the harms related to alcohol, illicit and pharmaceutical drug use in Victoria.

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Results: Net of controls, offenders in the treatment group took 22 per cent longer to re-offend for a person offence than offenders in the control group. Offenders in the treatment group also had a 17 per cent lower re-offending rate than offenders in the control group.

CONCLUSION: The Drug Court appears to have long term beneficial effects on the total number of reconvictions and the risk of another person offence.

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research –  Crime & Justice Bulletin No 232 (September 2020)

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The recently released Report by the Australian Government on our progress with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): ‘Report on the implementation of the sustainable development goals 2018’  acknowledged some of the movement toward agreed upon (but voluntarily pursued targets) and waxed cautious about shortfalls and opportunities for clear improvement.

Whilst it is vital to note that alcohol and other drug use and misuse do negatively impact 13 out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, it was in SDG three of the report in which glaring omissions were evident.

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