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Discussion Paper Launched at Parliament

Uniting is ready for a new conversation about drugs as it launches its discussion paper on decriminalisation at NSW parliament Advocates with lived experience drove home the need for drug law reform during the NSW Parliamentary launch of Uniting’s Decriminalisation Discussion Paper on Wednesday. Uniting’s discussion paper – Possession and Use of Drugs, Options for changing […]

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Statement of support – NSW proposed drug law reforms

Twenty-seven legal, medical, health, community and church groups, have welcomed news that the NSW Government is considering law reform regarding small quantities of drugs and introducing a diversionary system.   This group, many of whom are members of the Fair Treatment campaign, has long-advocated for such a move, arguing drug laws should be reformed so that drug use can […]

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Geoff Gallop Appointed to Eminent Global Panel on Drug Policy

Australia’s ‘successes and failures’ to inform worldwide drug debate The Fair Treatment Coalition has heralded the appointment of Geoff Gallop, the first Australian in the eminent Global Commission on Drug Policy as an ‘important breakthrough’ Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop, former WA Premier and an advocate with Harm Reduction Australia, has been appointed to the commission. […]

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