Drug Offences

In Victoria, drug offences are regulated by the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981. These offences range from minor possession matters, which may be dealt with by a Drug Diversion or Cannabis Caution, to large commercial trafficking matters.

The following pages have been designed to inform you on the most common types of drugs charges and the penalties available to the Court. It is not a complete list.


If you suspect that you may be under investigation, or if you have been charged with an offence, it is vital to get competent legal advice as early as possible. Our lawyers are highly specialised in criminal law and will be able to guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.


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