The Inaugural David Penington Oration 2023: A Courageous Legacy

On 15 November 2023, Penington Institute held the inaugural David Penington Oration in honour of our namesake and patron. Professor David Penington AC, who passed away earlier this year, was a stalwart of public health who championed rational, compassionate drug policies.   The Oration was held to commemorate Professor Penington’s life and work, including his efforts […]

Opioid Pharmacotherapy at the Crossroads: Penington Institute’s New Report Sheds Light on Fragile System

Penington Institute today releases its report on Australia’s opioid pharmacotherapy system, Opioid pharmacotherapy at the crossroads: Enduring barriers and new opportunities. The report offers a comprehensive analysis of the challenges and opportunities of the current landscape, including recommendations to stabilise the fragile system and make it more accessible and effective.  Request a copy of the […]