Event report: Byron Bay Drugs, Driving and Policing Forum

Event report: Byron Bay Drugs, Driving and Policing Forum

        We were delighted with the response to our first community forum in Byron talking about Drugs, Driving and Policing – and specifically how changes in policing practice were heavily targeting the region. David presented the latest data...
Make this a safer summer: allow drug testing at music festivals

Make this a safer summer: allow drug testing at music festivals

Prompted by deaths at recent music festivals and the urgent need for actual harm minimisation strategies, NSW Greens MPs have come together to sign an open letter calling for pill testing at music festivals. The open letter is here: http://www.safersummer.org/ and was...
Sniff Off – The drug dogs don’t work

Sniff Off – The drug dogs don’t work

Last weekend the Greens NSW hosted a Sniff Off Party at the Red Rattler in Marrickville to coincide with the introduction of the Sniffer Dogs Repeal Bill. Paul Mac, a great supporter of the Sniff Off campaign, played live, along with Hip Hop Hoe, Love Club, Gang of...
MEDIA: Ongoing health risks of illegal police drug disposal

MEDIA: Ongoing health risks of illegal police drug disposal

For years NSW Police have been unlawfully burning seized drugs in crematoriums, blast furnaces and veterinary clinics, placing member of the police and public at serious risk from noxious gases and fumes. Despite demands from the Auditor General for this practice to...