Wednesday 31 August 2016
AMREP Lecture Theatre


CREIDU Colloquium 2016

The annual Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) Colloquium will coincide with International Overdose Awareness Day. Reflecting on this important day, the focus will be on take-home naloxone, a key response to opioid overdose in Australia. With an interactive format and an exciting mix of speakers, the Colloquium draws together researchers and practitioners to present on local and interstate developments around take-home naloxone.

Tuesday 26 July 2016
AMREP Lecture Theatre

Eliminate Hep C Symposium (Burnet Institute)

Join us at the Eliminate Hep C Symposium hosted by collaborating partner Burnet Institute.

Monday 12 October 2015


Colloquium 2015

Burnet Institute is proud to host the annual Colloquium for the Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) focusing on prisons and injecting drug use.

Thursday 27 August 2015
Multicultural Hub


Injecting Drug Use Research Update

CREIDU is hosting its second Research Update for 2015. CREIDU Research Updates are designed to present findings from current research into injecting drug use and critically analyse their implications for practice.

Thursday 21 May 2015
Multicultural Hub


Hepatitis C Research Update

CREIDU is hosting a Research Update on the topic of Hepatitis C, which is designed to assist workers in the community sector to keep up to date with current research in injecting drug use and critically analyse implications for practice.

Tuesday 21 April 2015
Burnet Institute


CREIDU Evaluation Workshop

Do you want to learn to evaluate your programs and services more effectively? Find out how to tell your story to contribute to quality improvement and organisational sustainability and future growth, whilst satisfying funding body expectations and requirements effectively.

Sunday 9 November 2014
APSAD Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre


Naloxone in Australia – now the trail is broken who will follow along?

CAHMA, WASUA, Harm Reduction Vic and QUIHN have combined to put together a three part workshop showcasing peer-based naloxone and overdose prevention training specifically for drug and alcohol workers.

Wednesday 23 July 2014
Melbourne Convention Centre


Symposium: Controversies in treatment as prevention among people who inject drugs

AIDS 2014 panel discussion to explore the notion of treatment as prevention among people who inject drugs.

Wednesday 16 July 2014


Colloquium: HIV and hepatitis C treatment as prevention

Hosted by Burnet Institute, the annual Colloquium for the Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) will focus on ‘treatment as prevention’ – using treatment as a method of preventing the spread and harms of HIV and hepatitis C in people who inject drugs.

Monday 30 June 2014
Level 5, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

A series of record-linkage studies on drug users’ morbidity and mortality: including the impact of prison-based OST

A seminar co-sponsored by CREIDU and the Centre for Mental Health, University of Melbourne

Sunday 23 March 2014


2014 National Women's HIV Conference

Advancing the Agenda is the fourth national conference run for and by women living with HIV (WLWHIV) in Australia

Wednesday 12 March 2014
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS)


BBVs and Women: The Impact of Gender

This seminar will bring together a diverse range of speakers and panelists who will highlight some of the issues facing women living with and affected by chronic HIV and/or viral hepatitis, with an emphasis on the implications for service delivery and improving health outcomes.

Friday 28 February 2014


Anex photo competition

Do you want to promote your service and the good work it does? It is time for NSP workers and their services to take centre stage. Anex are looking for photos of NSP heroes engaging in what they do best, providing good support to their clients.

Thursday 27 February 2014


Street Shot

A health promotion project raising awareness about viral hepatitis transmission amongst young people

Wednesday 26 February 2014

Bloody Serious Facts: Hepatitis C Workshop

Hepatitis Victoria presents a workshop designed for anyone working with people who are at risk of or affected by hepatitis C. The session covers an introduction to hepatitis C, diagnosis and treatment (including a personal perspective), the impact and meaning of hepatitis C for people who inject drugs and case studies.

Tuesday 15 October 2013
State Library of Victoria, Conference Centre

2013 National Drug Trends Conference

The National Drug Trends Conference will present recent findings in illicit drug use, markets and related harms across Australia and internationally. Convened by Australia’s largest drug monitoring systems, the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) and the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS), the one day conference will include the first release of the 2013 findings.

Wednesday 21 August 2013
Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre

Talking Point Seminar Series - Naloxone Distribution Programs in Australia: an update

CREIDU's Proessor Paul Dietze will give an update on naloxone distribution programs in Australia.

Friday 9 August 2013
Burnet Institute

Reducing drug related harms in British Columbia; activities of the provincial harm reduction program

Associate Professor Jane Buxton, harm reduction lead at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control in Canada, will talk about the naloxone program in BC and the overdose monitoring systems that are in place.

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Western Region Alcohol & Other Drugs Forum

The interactive forum will provide an opportunity for AOD stakeholders in the western metropolitan region to get together and discuss regional issues, and how to best respond together. A number of key experts and organisations will participate in discussions, including CREIDU's Dr Mark Stoové who will present on reducing AOD harms for those within the justice system.

Tuesday 23 July 2013
AMREP Lecture Theatre

CREIDU Colloquium: Exploring injecting-related harms

Injecting-related harms is the focus of a one-day Colloquium in Melbourne hosted by the Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU).

Monday 22 July 2013
Curtin NDRI Health Research Campus

Drugs, Policy and Public Health 500 @ the National Drug Research Institute

Presented by experts at the National Drug Research Institute and other international opinion leaders, this one-week intensive unit aims to provide a framework to improve integration of research into drug policy formulation at local, state, national and international levels.

Thursday 27 June 2013
University of New South Wales

The Kirby Institute Inaugural Symposium

Treatment as prevention is the single most important strategy presently available to interrupt the chain of transmission for many blood-bourne viruses.The day will include presentations by Kirby academics and invited international and national guests, on a range of work related to treatment as prevention.

Tuesday 25 June 2013
Hepatitis Victoria

Bloody Serious Facts: Hepatitis C

Hepatitis Victoria and Harm Reduction Victoria present a workshop designed for anyone working with people who are at risk of or affected by hepatitis C. The session covers the facts, impact for those who inject drugs, diagnosis and treatment.

Thursday 20 June 2013
The National Portrait Gallery

Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) Research Symposium

Come along to hear about new research in alcohol and other drug policy and participate in discussions about policy issues.

Monday 17 June 2013

VAADA Drug Action Week event: Naloxone - Preventing Harms and Reducing Trauma

This forum aims to explore various perspectives and to generate informed discussion on an appropriate approach to Naloxone service provision in Victoria. Presentations from a range of experts will cover related policy, research, program delivery, consumer and family perspectives and trauma informed interventions.

Monday 20 May 2013
Richmond Town Hall

Yarra Drug and Health Forum (YDHF) Community Forum: North Richmond Public Injecting Impact Study a Community Report

Come along to the official community launch of the North Richmond Public Injecting Impact Study by Robyn Dwyer, Robert Power and Paul Dietze.

Sunday 9 September 2012
Adelaide Convention Centre


Prisoner Health is Public Health

This symposium will explore current policy and clinical responses to injecting drug use and infectious disease in prisoners and ex- prisoners, both in Australia and internationally. It will explore how these policies and practices impact on health, in the context of available evidence.

Friday 7 September 2012
Burnet Institute

What’s New in Viral Hepatitis and Injecting Drug Use

The Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) is proud to host a one-day colloquium which will look at what’s new in hepatitis C and injecting drug use with a focus on prevention, treatment and care.

Thursday 6 September 2012
Menzies Research Institute

From Prisons to Communities: Transitional Programs for People Living with HIV

Professor Frederick Altice of Yale School of Medicine will speak about his work in treating blood borne viruses amongst people who inject drugs in custodial settings.

Friday 31 August 2012

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is held on August 31st each year. Commemorating those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose, it also acknowledges the grief felt by their families and friends. Celebrated around the world, International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of overdose and eradicate the stigma attached to it.

Monday 16 July 2012
The Alfred Centre

Suboxone in Australia: The Path Ahead

With an interactive format and exciting mix of speakers this Colloquium is designed to draw together researchers, affected community members, policy makers and practitioners to discuss the latest research findings related to addiction treatment and the implications for policy and practice.

Monday 18 July 2011
Alfred Centre, Burnet Institute

Improving Drug Policy & Practice Through Research

The Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) inaugural annual Colloquium is designed to draw together researchers, affected community members, policy makers and practitioners to discuss research findings and the implications for policy and practice. With an interactive format and exciting mix of Australian and international speakers our first Colloquium promises to be a memorable and high quality event.