It’s campaign launch week – any ATOD news?

The final two weeks of the Federal election campaign is underway, with both of the major parties having their campaign launches this week. (If you’re wondering why the ‘launches’ are so late, Annabel Crabb gives an excellent explanation here).

I’ve pretty much given up hope of health announcements going beyond hospital funding in this campiagn but the optimist in me wonders if prevention might get a guernsey in the dying minutes. Or, either side may announce a national expansion of the drug court program. I can still wish. The only certainty is that either side is extremely unlikely to change the conservative policy direction, Greens holding the balance of power or not.