Stephen Bright

Senior Lecturer of Addiction, Edith Cowan University

Dr Stephen Bright is a clinically-trained psychologist who has worked in the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) field for the past 15 years. He has managed an AOD service in Melbourne and a worked as a senior dual diagnosis clinician with Monash Health.Stephen is currently a Senior Lecturer of Addiction at Edith Cowan University. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow with the National Drug Research Institute. Stephen has published papers on topics including: new and emerging drugs, alcohol and ageing, the trans-theoretical model, psychotherapy and drug legislation. He has recently completed a Research Fellowship with the Victorian Department of Health, and is a founding board member of the non-for-profit research organisation PRISM Inc (



The ACT's Cannabis Laws Come Into Effect This Week. Here's What You Need To Know.

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New cannabis cultivation and possession laws come into effect in the Australian Capital Territory on Friday, January 31. But they’re not what most cannabis enthusiasts would be hoping for.