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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Australia: What is the current state of affairs?

FASD is a significant public health concern that is currently under-recognised and
under-diagnosed in Australia. A new Commonwealth FASD Strategy (2018–2028) is being developed and the Australian Government has announced significant funding for the expansion of FASD prevention, diagnostic and intervention services around Australia. Therefore, it is timely to consider what the current state of affairs regarding FASD in Australia is and describe areas for future research and service delivery.

Publication: Drug and Alcohol Review.

Author: Natasha Reid

Date: August 2018

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