January 20, 2012
The Health and Disabilities Committee of the Queensland Parliament is holding an inquiry into a model for the involuntary detoxification and rehabilitation of people with severe substance dependence. The deadline for written submissions to the Committee is Monday 13th of February 2012, and public hearings will be held in March 2012. The committee have published an information paper which includes an overview of a model proposed by Queensland Health, as well as an overview of similar programs operating in New South Wales and Victoria.
This initiative is funded by the Queensland Government.