Fishing study identifying and reducing the risk of hepatitis C and other drug related harms amongst West Coast fishing industry workers

  • Research program: Harm reduction policy and strategies
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: June 1996
  • Expected end date: December 1996
  • Completion date: November 2010
  • Funded by: Health Department of Western Australia
  • Lead organisation:

This project aimed to provide some baseline data concerning illicit drug use among the West Coast Fishing Industry.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
  • Chief Investigator: Kevin Boots,
  • Chief Investigator: J Ewers-Verge,

Carruthers, S., Boots, K. and Midford, R. (2002). Perceived and self-reported licit and illicit drug use among fishing industry workers on the mid-north coast of Western Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 21, (4), pp. 357-362. [RJ346] Abstract