The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

The National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) is bringing its annual symposium to Melbourne for the first time 

NDRI invites you to

2018 NDRI Annual Symposium – Alcohol and Other Drug Research, Policy and Practice

Date: Thursday 22 November 2018

Venue: RACV City Club, Bourke St, Melbourne

Early Bird Rate: $210 (inc. GST)


  • International keynote speaker Professor Tom Decorte, from Ghent University, Belgium, outlines the latest international developments in regulating cannabis
  • An outstanding panel of national and international drug policy experts debate global developments in cannabis policy and regulation – and their impact on Australia
  • Perth and Melbourne-based NDRI researchers present the latest innovative research and findings aimed at preventing and reducing alcohol and other drug-related harm
  • A range of alcohol and other drug topics discussed including take-home naloxone, alcohol policy, justice health, school drug education and addressing stigma
  • World-first trial 
  • More speakers and symposium information announced soon

Note: RACV City Club is offering discounted accommodation rates to symposium attendees.

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