News: Evidence Brief: Supervised Injecting Facilities

The accumulated global evidence suggests that supervised injecting facilities play a significant role in preventing drug-related deaths and associated harm. Evidence shows how supervised injecting facilities can address health and social challenges associated with drug dependence, benefiting both individuals and communities at large. Evidence presented in this document demonstrates a clear need for a new facility in Melbourne's CBD.

Facilitating Collaborations

Facilitating collaborations between researchers and workers in the fields of justice health, mental health, blood-borne virus infection, alcohol and drug use, addiction and policy research.

Education and Training

Education and training for students, early-career researchers and community sector workers in disciplines relating to the health of people who inject drugs.

Communicating Research

Communication of research findings and translation of research into policy and practice.

Supporting New Research

Provision of seed funding to support new and novel research projects.


Provide your details if you wish to receive updates about CREIDU.

Contact Details

For further information about CREIDU, please contact Ashleigh Stewart via email (


  • Thumbnail_burnet_horizontal_tagline_orange_cmyk_print
  • Thumbnail_logo-drug-policy-modelling-program
  • Thumbnail_logo-kirby-institute
  • Thumbnail_logo-turning-point
  • Thumbnail_logo-national-drug-research-institute
  • Thumbnail_logo-university-of-queensland
  • Thumbnail_logo-harm-reduction-victoria
  • Thumbnail_logo-hepatitis-victoria
  • Thumbnail_logo-university-of-melbourne
  • Thumbnail_pennington_institute_-_logo_-_low_res_square