ScriptWise drives essential policy and legislative change based on the most up-to-date evidence available. Find out more about three key areas of action below.

Reports and Publications

Our reports related to addressing prescription medication harms on a variety of different subjects, including improving access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence.

ScriptWise Federal Budget Priorities 2019-2020


ScriptWise outlines its election priorities in the lead up to the May 2019 Federal Election. Read the full Budget Priorities document here.

ScriptWise Federal Budget Submission 2019-2020


ScriptWise presents its vision and proposed initiatives to address the burgeoning prescription medication crisis in Australia. Read the full submission here.

Joint statement – ScriptWise and the Faculty of Pain Medicine (ANZCA)


Avoid combined use of prescription opioids and benzodiazepines for health professionals. Read the full statement here.

Open letter


Close to 30 family members who’ve lost a loved one to prescription medication use signed an open letter to all Australian Health Ministers calling for action. Read the letter here. 

MATOD Summit Report 2018


A ScriptWIse and Harm Reduction Australia report on the jointly hosted MATOD Summit in Canberra. Read the full report here. 

SA roundtable report


ScriptWise’s report on the Roundtable discussion in South Australia hosted by Return to Work Australia on prescription medication harms. Read the full report here.

Victorian Stakeholder Engagement Day


Report on collaboration to respond to emerging issues in Victoria. Read the full report here. 

Submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration

ScriptWise’s submission on the TGA’s Prescription strong (Schedule 8) opioid use and misuse in Australia – options for a regulatory response. Read the submission here.

Annual reports

Our Annual Reports detail our journey to reduce overdose deaths due to prescription medications in Australia.



Read ScriptWise’s Constitution here.

Special Purpose Financial Report 2015-2016


Read ScriptWise’s Special Purpose Financial Report 2015-2016 here.

Annual Report 2015-2016


Read ScriptWise’s 2015-2016 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2016-2017


Read ScriptWise’s 2016-2017 Annual Report here.

Annual Report 2017-2018


Read ScriptWise’s 2017-2018 Annual Report here.