Author: GLaD

New project

A world-first ‘post–human rights’ framework for drug policy

With new Australian drug laws required to comply with human rights frameworks, researchers at the GLaD program are conducting a new study funded by the Australian Research Countil to develop a world-first ‘post–human rights’ framework for drug policy.

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New project

Social research project on hepatitis C and post-cure lives

In Australia, a new generation of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for the treatment of hepatitis C have been rolled out in a globally unique program of unrestricted, nationwide access. The new drugs, heralded as ‘revolutionary’, bring about a sustained virological response to hepatitis C in over 90 percent of people treated. By the end of 2019, […]

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New article

Beyond a post-cure world

We are excited to announce the publication of the first article from the project, ‘Addressing hepatitis C-related legal, policy and practice discrimination in a post-cure world’.

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Interview

An interview with GLaD research lead Kate Seear

Australia has long been a leader in critical alcohol and other drug (AOD) scholarship. Much of this work draws on feminist theory, including feminist science studies, to identify and examine ideas about agency and materiality in drug policy and practice. Often, this work also prioritises issues specific to gender, such as how the law conceptualises links between drugs and family violence, or how it understands the relationship between alcohol and sexual assault.

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