The Australian Federal Police working in conjunction with the Australian Border Force recently nabbed $145M worth of the drug MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy. This bust is likely Australia’s biggest this year with the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of the said drug.
Lying about drug use at work is bad enough, but using faked drug test results to overturn an unfair dismissal is even worse. That is exactly what a yard truck driver did who had been dismissed by a Melbourne transportation and logistics company. The case went to the Fair Work Commission where the worker was…
The government of Queensland is set to propose an amendment to the state’s anti-drug laws that will make no distinction between cannabis and harder drugs like heroin as far as penalties for possession and trafficking are concerned, says Katherine Gillespie in a report for Vice.
Nearly half number of illegal clandestine drug labs found operating in Australia in 2013-2014 were in Queensland, says a report by Lisa Yallamas for Brisbane Times.
Australian police have seized 720 litres of methylamphetamine or liquid ice stashed in a shipment of bras, says a report by ABCNews.
A bill which seeks to legalise medicinal cannabis in Australia has been introduced to Parliament. This is certainly welcome news for those who have been calling for Australia to follow in the footsteps of the United States, where a number of states have already legalised medical marijuana.
A woman who showed up at a police station in the Northern Territory to answer bail was promptly arrested after police discovered she was driving a stolen car with drugs inside into the station, says Xavier La Canna in a report for ABC News.
Alcohol and drug abuse have been a problem for society for a long time. Over the years, the misuse and abuse of these substances have invaded and ruined countless lives, friendships and families. Lately, the spotlight has turned on the impact of substance abuse in the workplace, and the sight is not any prettier.