Alcohol and Other Drugs

Inquiry: Alternative approaches to reducing harm

The Select Committee into Alternative Approaches into Reducing Illicit Drug use and its Effects on the Community, of which Alison was Chair, delivered its final report on 28 November 2019, following a 13-month inquiry.

The committee examined a wide range of issues, including current approaches to tackling drug use in Western Australia, the effectiveness of a range of harm-reduction approaches, alternative approaches to treatment for drug dependency, and the effectiveness of WA legislation compared with other jurisdictions across the country and internationally.


Notice of Motion

Hon Alison Xamon gave notice that at the next sitting of the house she would move —

That this house —

(a)  expresses its grave concern about growing rates of homelessness in Western Australia;

(b)  recognises that the WA Labor government’s initiatives and announcements to date are wholly insufficient to address this crisis; and


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