Wastewater analysis

28/10/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the 14th report of its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program (the Program). This report presents data on Australia’s drug consumption for 12 substances. The April 2021 collection covered around 56 per cent of Australia’s population—about 13 million Australians.

30/06/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission today released the thirteenth report of its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program.

05/04/2018

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the fourth report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, revealing that of the illicit drugs tested, consumption of methylamphetamine and cocaine has increased across Australia.

04/08/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The number of national illicit drug seizures and arrests has reached new highs, according to a report released today by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

31/10/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) at The University of Queensland and the University of South Australia have formally commenced a partnership to undertake the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Pilot Program.

26/03/2017

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, revealing that of the substances analysed methylamphetamine is the highest consumed illicit drug across all regions of Australia.

26/03/2017

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, revealing that the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) had one of the lowest methylamphetamine consumption levels nationwide.

26/03/2017

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, with cocaine consumption in New South Wales capital city sites dominating the national landscape for that drug.

26/03/2017

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, with two sites in the Northern Territory providing a high-level snapshot of drug consumption in the territory.

26/03/2017

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the first National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, which found several regional sites in Queensland had per capita methylamphetamine consumption levels that exceeded the national average.