Updated NCIS fact sheet released

24 March 2021

Opioid-related deaths in Australia

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An average of 1013 opioid-related deaths are reported in Australia every year, according to an updated fact sheet released by the National Coronial Information System (NCIS) Unit today.

The fact sheet, Opioid-related deaths in Australia, examines all closed case deaths involving opioid drug contribution reported to an Australian coroner between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2018.

All NCIS fact sheets are publicly available on the NCIS website

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