The Event

Research conducted by the Burnet Institute, in partnership with Yarra Drug and Health Forum, City of Yarra and North Richmond Community Health Centre addressed the impact of injecting drug use in the area.

This project employed a rapid assessment methodology in which primary and secondary data were collected to profile the current public injecting situation in North Richmond.

The community is invited to attend the official launch of the report and discuss its findings.

Topics Covered

Key speakers:· 
Professor PAUL DIETZE, Principal, Alcohol, Other Drugs & Harm Reduction, Burnet Institute, Deputy Chair, Executive Committee CREIDU

Cr JACKIE FRISTACKY, Mayor of the City of Yarra

Mr GREG DENHAM, Executive Officer, Yarra Drug and Health Forum


For more information please contact: Tracy Parish Deputy Head, Public Affairs and Communications, Burnet Institute
Mobile: 0403 755082 or email [email protected]


Date & Time

Monday 20 May 2013 11:00


Meeting Room 1
Richmond Town Hall
Bridge Road


Please contact Greg Denham to register your interest:


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    Professor Paul Dietze

    • Head of Alcohol and other Drug Research, Centre for Population Health; Burnet Principal for Alcohol, other drugs and harm reduction
    • Burnet Institute