“Where are the legislators today with the courage to try something different?” Jeff Kennett, Bob Carr and police chiefs throws down the gauntlet on drug law reform at the launch of Australia21’s Illicit Drugs report ‘Can Australia Respond to Drugs More Effectively and Safely?’
Police, prison officers and politicians are standing side-by-side with drug users to call for law reform. They say the current practice of jailing people for personal use and possession instead […]
March 20, 2017 Senior police, prison officers and lawyers are standing side-by-side with drug users calling for law reform, to bring an end to killing and criminalising young Australians. Drug-related […]
In the 21st century, politicians and policy makers will be better served if they have a greater awareness of the way their thoughts and emotions drive decisions. Neuroscience is validating that when our minds are calm, we cultivate the areas of the brain related to perception, emotion regulation, creativity, and complex thinking.
Australia21 Director Dr Alex Wodak AM: Why Victoria deserves better from Premier Daniel Andrews. Bad drug policy has been good politics for several decades. We can thank US President […]
Dame Marie Bashir AC, former Governor of NSW and Patron of FearLess, today launched the Australia21/FearLess publication Trauma-related stress in Australia: Essays by leading thinkers and researchers. The book contains […]
Now available: The report from the Australia21 ‘Mindfulness, Empathy and Compassion: The building blocks of a mindful nation’ forum held on 10 June 2016.