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2016-06-09T09:40:00+10:00 06.2016
Illicit drugs in Queensland

The CCC has profiled the main illicit drug markets currently operating in Queensland, and the extent of organised crime involvement in them. The report looks at current and emerging trends, factors influencing changes in demand and supply, and associated harms.

2015-09-18T00:00:00+10:00 09.2015
Assets of Queensland drug offenders

The CCC has examined its proceeds of crime data from 2009 to 2014 to inform law enforcement and government about the value and nature of assets held by drug offenders in Queensland.

2015-01-15T14:35:00+10:00 01.2015
New synthetic drugs — deceptive and dangerous (PDF, 186.9 kB)

This paper is published as part of the crime prevention function of the CCC. It is intended to raise community awareness about the risks associated with using illicit drugs and the growing role of organised crime in producing and supplying these substances. PDF version.

2015-01-15T14:35:00+10:00 01.2015
New synthetic drugs — deceptive and dangerous (DOC, 381.0 kB)

This paper is published as part of the crime prevention function of the CCC. It is intended to raise community awareness about the risks associated with using illicit drugs and the growing role of organised crime in producing and supplying these substances. Word version.

2012-12-21T09:10:00+10:00 12.2012
Illicit drug markets in Queensland (Word version) (DOC, 555.0 kB)

Strategic intelligence assessment profiles of the main illicit drug markets currently operating in Queensland, and the extent of organised crime involvement in them.

2012-12-20T16:15:00+10:00 12.2012
Illicit drug markets in Queensland (PDF, 832.5 kB)

Strategic intelligence assessment profiles of the main illicit drug markets operating in Queensland and the extent of organised crime involvement in them.

2010-02-01T20:00:00+10:00 02.2010
Crime Bulletin No. 12: Illicit drug markets in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Market-based analysis of the risk posed by illicit drug markets in Queensland, with a particular focus on organised criminal involvement.

2008-10-01T00:00:00+10:00 10.2008
Mandatory treatment and perceptions of treatment effectiveness: a Queensland study of non-custodial offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems (Research & Issues Paper, No.7) (PDF, 429.1 kB)

Examination of what influences the effectiveness of mandatory treatment of offenders with drug and/or alcohol abuse problems.

2008-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2008
Exploring drug use II: Drug use by hospital emergency department patients (PDF, 1.0 MB)

2005 re-examination of the nature and extent of alcohol and drug use among patients attending the Gold Coast Hospital Emergency Department.

2008-02-29T23:00:00+10:00 02.2008
Drugs and crime: Trends among watch-house detainees (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Drug use patterns and criminal behaviour of detainees from various watch-houses in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia.

2007-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2007
Crime Bulletin No. 8: The cocaine market in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 699.2 kB)

Trends and issues for cocaine use and the status of the market in Queensland; assessment of current threat and examination of the need for additional law enforcement attention in this area.

2007-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2007
Breaking the cycle: A study of victimisation and violence in the lives of non-custodial offenders (PDF, 3.9 MB)

Offending Persons Across the Lifecourse (OPAL) study of 480 non-custodial offenders and the predictors of recidivism.

2007-02-01T10:00:00+10:00 02.2007
Illicit drug use in Queensland: A survey of households 2002–05 (PDF, 548.3 kB)

Report on illicit drug use from data collected between 2002 and 2005 by the Office of Economic and Statistical Research from adults in private households.

2006-12-01T11:00:00+10:00 12.2006
Profiling the Queensland amphetamine market (PDF, 680.3 kB)

Characteristics of amphetamine users and their perceptions of law enforcement; report assesses the impact of law enforcement acitivity on the amphetamine market in Queensland.

2005-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2005
Crime Bulletin No. 7: Property crime in Queensland: a strategic assessment (PDF, 328.1 kB)

Report on the nature and extent of organised criminal activity in the Queensland property market; examines the link between property crime and the illicit drug market.

2005-09-01T10:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Responding to volatile substance abuse: evaluation of the places of safety model (PDF, 431.2 kB)

This report documents the CMC's evaluation of the effectiveness of a state government initiative to help people who are addicted to inhaling volatile substances. The evaluation was complementary to a review of new police powers introduced to support the initiative.

2004-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2004
Exploring drug use: prevalence and patterns among emergency department patients (PDF, 418.6 kB)

This report is the result of a collaborative research project that examined the prevalence and patterns of drug use among patients presenting at a Gold Coast emergency department.

2004-01-01T10:00:00+10:00 01.2004
Patterns of amphetamine use: initial findings from the Amphetamines in Queensland research project (PDF, 885.4 kB)

Criminal justice and health agencies in Queensland have been increasingly concerned about the continuing rise in the use of amphetamines and the harms and consequences associated with their use. Unfortunately, this concern is compounded by the lack of detailed and comprehensive information about the experiences and behaviours of amphetamine users in Queensland.

2003-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2003
Crime Bulletin No. 5: Amphetamine: still Queensland's no. 1 drug threat (PDF, 432.1 kB)

This Crime Bulletin provides a strategic assessment of the illicit amphetamine market in Queensland, based on an analysis of a diverse range of sources including information from law enforcement, government, industry and members of the community.

2002-06-01T20:00:00+10:00 06.2002
Drug use and crime: findings from the DUMA survey (Research & Issues Paper, No. 3) (PDF, 151.9 kB)

Findings from drug use monitoring of detainees in participating watch-houses.

2002-04-01T11:00:00+10:00 04.2002
Crime Bulletin No. 4: The illicit market for ADHD prescription drugs in Queensland (PDF, 75.1 kB)

Assessment of the illicit market for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) prescription drugs.

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