When simply saying to teens ‘don’t do drugs’ isn’t working, a top paramedic has shared tips on realistically reducing...

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14th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

The faces may change but the problems related to drug abuse have stayed the same since Glen Dehnert joined the police force...

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14th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Alasdair McLay has spent more than 30 years working with individuals suffering from addiction

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14th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Several massive shipments of illegal tobacco have been seized, with its senders going to great lengths to hide the illicit...

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13th Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

Former Playboy model Azzra Hughes, who has been convicted on drug-related charges, says she is now clean and has a...

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13th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A woman allegedly caught with drugs, a “tick sheet” and messages related to $29,950 worth of drug debts owed will remain...

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13th Dec. 2019 2:12 PM

A SINSATIONS stripper, who had a baby while in custody, will be jailed for two years for her involvement in a meth...

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13th Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

CRIME WRAP: 'It is unusual for such a young offender to be dealt with for such an offence'

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12th Dec. 2019 4:12 AM

A photo of a family standing together in a moment of fear has gone viral after it was shared with an important message...

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11th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

The NSW government has firmly “closed the door” on pill testing - but has committed to changes designed to increase safety...

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11th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Preston has dedicated his long policing career to hunting the most “depraved” members of society but a court rejected a...

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11th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

Gladys Berejiklian’s announcement of measures to prevent drug deaths at music festivals has been furiously interrupted by...

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11th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Accused mother left Rockhampton seven years ago to escape the drug culture she lost her son to.

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10th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Her drug addiction started at just 12, leading one woman to beg a court judge for an intervention.

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10th Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

A new report on a pill-testing trial at a music festival earlier this year has delivered some surprising results.

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10th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

The sad reason a terminally ill pensioner nicknamed “Uber Bob” was allegedly selling thousands of dollars worth of cocaine...

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10th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

A GLADSTONE father told police he just wanted pizza when officers pulled him over in the carpark at the nightowl centre.

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10th Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Detectives who arrived at Aleksija Vracar’s home to question her over an alleged plot to import drugs were shocked by what...

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08th Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

A number of students from a prominent Gold Coast Catholic school are alleged to have become unwell on a school trip this...

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07th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Seventy-nine people have been arrested in a major drug operation which has resulted in the seizure of $320,000 of...

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06th Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

A leading obstetrician caught with a stash of drugs including ice, cannabis and hallucinogenic mushrooms could be...

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06th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

Of the 1210 drug offences in the past two years, most of them happened in four main neighbourhoods.

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06th Dec. 2019 12:12 AM

WITH summer music festivals heating up, tragically another young life has been cut short by drugs.

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04th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A 15-year-old boy has told an inquiry he was asked by police to hold his genitals during a strip-search at an underage...

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04th Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

An ex-Comanchero bikie, of Canberra, was busted with cocaine and weapons. But ahead of his sentencing, he already has plans...

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04th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

The family of drug-addicted teen Quinton Coyne, who tried to steal a car while children were in the back, have come to...

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03rd Dec. 2019 8:12 PM

A mother who was caught driving with meth in her system just months after she was busted for dealing drugs, has been warned...

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03rd Dec. 2019 6:12 PM

Police charge dozens as a week-long operation sees millions of dollars worth of drugs and weapons raided from Sunshine...

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03rd Dec. 2019 5:12 PM

On the back of revelations that a number of underage people were strip searched at an event, an officer present has made a...

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03rd Dec. 2019 4:12 PM

Just days after losing her 24-year-old son to a suspected drug overdose, Glenn Mcrae’s mum has some strong words for other...

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03rd Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Two River Ranch residents were arrested on multiple drug charges following the operation

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03rd Dec. 2019 1:12 PM

QUEENSLAND Police Service data has revealed Toowoomba's drug hotspots over the past year - and one suburb has surged above...

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03rd Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

Police Minister has backed a push to introduce “amnesty bins” at music festivals, revealing his work with St John Ambulance...

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03rd Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

A Lowood father has been busted hiding up to $28,000 of ice in baby nappies and formula tins - at his home where six...

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03rd Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

‘It’s a terrible thing to admit as a parent that I wished the release from this world for my child’

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03rd Dec. 2019 12:12 AM

Despite Sydney’s biggest summer music festival crawling with cops, punters still managed to score drugs — even doing it...

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02nd Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

He is known for this hardline opposition to pill testing. But NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller tells The Ripple Effect...

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02nd Dec. 2019 6:12 AM

Researcher Jonathan Brett has already made several surprise findings while testing wastewater collected from portaloos.

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02nd Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

A leading criminal solicitor is urging people to consider the far-reaching effects of popping a few pills at a music...

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02nd Dec. 2019 5:12 AM

Prison authorities warn of tough penalties as drone sightings become more common over Qld jails

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01st Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

A man has died at the Strawberry Fields Music Festival early today. The 24-year-old is believed to have consumed multiple...

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01st Dec. 2019 11:12 AM

DESPITE an officer from the Department of Probation and Parole saying he was not suitable for further orders, the...

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30th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

Call me a goody-two-shoes but I’ve never popped a pill, snorted any powder or injected a thing.

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30th Nov. 2019 8:11 AM

The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to 12 drug and assault charges in Rockhampton District Court.

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30th Nov. 2019 12:11 AM

Millennials, bikies and Colombian drug lords conspired in an ingenious scheme bringing drugs into Australia — until...

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29th Nov. 2019 7:11 PM

International drug lords are coercing a new breed of drug mule to bring illicit substances into Queensland via the Glitter...

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29th Nov. 2019 2:11 PM

Two Australian men have been arrested in a major drug bust in Thailand that police believe is linked to the Hells Angels...

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29th Nov. 2019 12:11 PM