Youth CONNECT – one of Queensland’s Social Benefit Bonds

In July 2015 the Queensland Treasury released three Social Benefit Bonds, in recognition of the need to try a different approach to tackling challenging social issues. The Youth CONNECT Social Benefit Bond is the first in the world to focus on improving the life...

In the Vault: Portugal’s approach to drug use decriminalisation

Decriminalisation – Why all the fuss about Portugal? As countries the world over struggle with drug policy and legislation, those looking at the option of decriminalisation often cite Portugal as an example. Portugal’s history of drugs is chequered. The country...