Put methadone on the PBS: Greens

PBS listing of proven treatments such as methadone substitution has been advocated as a cure for Australia’s current drugs policy failure.

Speaking in Parliament this week, Greens leader Senator Richard Di Natale said we need to invest more money into “treatments that we know work like methadone substitution, which is still not subsidised on the PBS” rather than continue the current crime and punishment-based approach. 

Senator Di Natale (pictured) is working with members of the Liberal and Labor Party as convener