Uniting launch Fair Treatment

Fair Treatment launched in Sydney Town Hall on October 12 with a conversation on drug law reform between Sir Richard Branson (Commissioner of the GCDP), Dr Khalid Tinasti (Executive Secretary of the GCDP) and Dr Marianne Jauncey (Medical Director of Uniting’s MSIC).

Over 2000 attendees packed into Town Hall for the launch, including politicians, lawyers, doctors and the media. It trended #1 on Twitter in Australia and had over 4,000 Facebook live streams. You can watch the full event below, and show your support.

Key Speakers

Sir Richard Branson – Entrepreneur, founder of the Virgin Group, cofounder of The Elders UK, and Commissioner for the Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP).

Dr Marianne Jauncey – Medical Director of the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC), Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre UNSW, and a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

Dr Khalid Tinasti, PhD – Executive Secretary of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP), Honorary Research Associate at Swansea University, and has previously worked as an independent consultant for UNAIDS, WHO, the Graduate Institute and others.