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The National Ice Taskforce was established on 8 April 2015 to advise the Government on the impacts of ice in Australia and drive the development of a National Ice Action Strategy. The Taskforce presented its interim findings to the Council of Australian Governments on 23 July 2015, and delivered its Final Report to the Prime Minister of…

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Adelaide is the ice capital of Australia, according an international drugs study that measured usage via a city’s wastewater.The paper, published in global science journal Addiction, tracked the use of illicit drugs in 37 countries over seven years by analysing wastewater samples.Researchers found that over a week in 2017, between 507 and 659 milligrams of methamphetamine…

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Western Australia’s ice epidemic could impact homeowners with the State Government set to consider mandatory testing for methamphetamine contamination in rental properties. The move to test if houses have been used as drug labs, or had residue from meth use, would be an Australian first, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. Compulsory testing will…

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As a real estate professional for more than 26 years, I never imagined in my lifetime I would need to educate myself about methamphetamines in any way shape or form. On the 24 April 2018, my life as a property manager, licensee and owner of a real estate business changed forever with a ding in…

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Sharon Fox-Slater of EBM’s RentCover asks: If you found yourself on the receiving end of this question, would you have an answer, and would you be covered by insurance? Australia’s expanding illicit drug problem is having an ever-increasing impact on investment property owners, with a growing number of rentals being contaminated by meth. Along with…

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It’s a highly addictive drug with lows that far outweighing its highs. Cheap and easy to make, the number of people using the drug known as ‘ice’ in Australia is reaching pandemic proportions. And it’s not only the users who it’s hurting.

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(2015) The ice epidemic is gripping Australia, and despite everything that has been said and written about the dangers that come with the drug, the crisis is only spreading. It seems impossible to stop, but there is hope for those lucky enough to get help. However, the severe shortage of rehabilitation places means only those…

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