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Multi-million dollar boost to tackle ice harm

Date posted: 30 June 2015

The Andrews Labor Government, Victoria, is working with the community and local health services to tackle the drug ice, with almost $25 million for extra support services distributed across the state as part of the Ice action plan.

Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley, joined the MPs for Wendouree and Buninyong, Sharon Knight and Geoff Howard, as well as health professionals and community leaders in Ballarat to announce a package of $24.6 million to expand treatment services, support families and strengthen communities.

The new Ice action plan funding consists of:

The funding is part of the Victorian Government's $45.5 million Ice action plan, announced by Premier Daniel Andrews in March this year, to reduce the demand, supply and harm of ice.

Source: Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA)

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Last updated: 29 June 2015
 
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