Australia government funds psychedelic drug trials

The Australian federal government has announced that it will fund clinical trials of psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and psilocybin, for treating mental illness. The funding will come as a $15 million competitive grant that will be administered through the Medical Research Future Fund’s innovative therapies grants. The funding will be available for up to 5 years.

Source: https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/better-treatments-government-to-fund-psychedelic-drugs-trials-to-treat-mental-illness-20210316-p57b7i.html