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Women, drug use and crime: findings from the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia program

ISSN: 
1326-6004

Abstract

The Drug Use Monitoring in Australia program makes a quarterly assessment of drug use by police detainees around Australia. This report finds differences in drug use between male and female detainees and between Indigenous and non-Indigenous female detainees, highlighting different patterns of drug usage and dependencies and of associated most serious offences leading to arrest.

References

Research: Drug use monitoring in Australia

Cite article

Loxley W & Adams K. 2009. Women, drug use and crime: findings from the Drug Use Monitoring in Australia program. Research and public policy series No. 99. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/rpp99