ACT’s new drug decriminalisation laws  welcomed

 “A shift to a focus on health-based and community responses for drug use and dependency rather than seeing the police and the courts as the place where we seek to address this is long overdue but warmly welcomed,” Uniting NSW.ACT’s Head of Media and Advocacy Alice Salomon said.   “For over twenty years, we have run […]

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FFDLR Remembrance Ceremony 2023

Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform (ACT), held it’s 28th Annual Remembrance Ceremony – for those who lose their life to illicit drugs on the 23rd of October this year. Over 100 people gathered on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin, on beautiful Ngunnawal Land. For the last two years, the event has been […]

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A Historic Win- ACT moves to Decriminalise personal possession of drugs

History was made in Australia last night as the ACT Legislative assembly voted to decriminalise the possession of a range of commonly used illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, amphetamines, and ecstasy. We campaigned with our allies and partners and you our incredible Fair Treatment community, to make this moment happen. Meeting with Territory and Federal politicians from all persuasions, hundreds […]

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