This bulletin reports on the results of a pilot study that involved face to face interviews with sentinel groups of people who regularly use drugs in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and Townsville, to explore the utility of regional data collection on drug use, markets and harm for surveillance purposes.


Thomas, N., Juckel, J., Barber, T., Daly, C. & Salom, C.L. (2020). Regional trends in drug use in Queensland: Report on a pilot study. Drug Trends Bulletin Series. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.



Natalie Thomas, Jennifer Juckel, Tayla Barber, Catherine Daly, Leith Morris and Caroline Salom
Date Commenced
25 Aug 2020
Resource Type
Drug Trends Bulletins