“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 […]
2017 is shaping up to be a big year for Australia21. More than ever we need think tanks working for the public good, developing and promoting public policy based on […]
With a near dead heat in the race to form government, why does there have to be only one winner? Why can’t we all be winners drawing on the strengths of all our politicians, not just half of them? In the wake of the federal election, Australia21 Directors, Ian Dunlop and Bob Douglas argue for a new style of politics in the public interest.
It’s on! Australians will head to the polling booths to elect a national government on 2 July 2016. Let’s make sure we know what we’re voting for. Here, in one-page […]