Changing habits: Regional city calls for drug and crime rethink

ABC Radio National Background Briefing

Sunday 17th June

A community in regional NSW is pushing for a different approach to how it handles drug-related crime.

While politicians have promised a drug court to divert offenders into rehabilitation, very little has been done.

In this Background Briefing investigation reporter Bronwyn Adcock speaks to community leaders in the city of Dubbo who are fed up with drug addicts having no other option than to be sent to jail.