Paul Barratt, Chair of public policy think tank Australia21.

Paul Barratt AO, Chair of Australia21

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Young people at a street party with the title Let's shape a better future

Share if you care about a better future for young Australians

March 23, 2017

Join our campaign to get the message out: too many drug users are dying and being criminalised or demonised, instead of being protected from harm.

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Drug users and law enforcers stand side by side for drug law reform

Growing momentum for drug law reform

March 22, 2017

There was a buzz across Australia this week, when former premiers, police chiefs, prison officers and lawyers stood side-by-side with drug users and their families, to throw down the gauntlet […]

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