In The Media

Former NSW Police Commissioner Ken Moroney being interviewed by TEN Eyewitnes News reporter Daniel Sutton

Channel 10 interview

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June | Sniffer dogs don’t solve drug issues

  • Canberra Times – “Time for rethink on drugs” Bob Douglas, Letter to the Editor


April | Greens calls for cannabis to be legalised


March | Health and social services summit highlights damaging impacts of current drug laws


February | In the public interest: Inquiry into Australian Government Contract Reporting

  • Financial Review – “Government spending ‘stupendous sums’ on Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC”
  • Submission to Inquiry, Paul Barratt


February | Response to Tasmanian Liberals pledge to step up the ‘war on drugs’ with sniffer dogs and specialist Ice investigators

ABC Hobart – interview with Mick Palmer




December | Minimising PTSD among emergency personnel over the festive season

  • 2SM Radio – interview with Paul Barratt


November | Australians of the Year send open letter calling for an end to the standoff with refugees and Asylum seekers on Manus Island (campaign supported by Australia21)

  • ABC News – “Australians of the Year call for doctors to be allowed into former Manus Island Detention Centre…letter…manus…/9181874
  • ‘Human disaster’: Australians of the year plea for Manus refugees…/human-disaster-australians-year-plea-manus-refugees

  • Independent Australia – “Let doctors treat the sick on Manus Island, say Australians of the Year”…/breaking-let-doctors-treat-the-sick-on-manus-island
  • The Guardian – “Australia built a hell for refugees on Manus. The shame will outlive us all”
  • The Canberra Times – “Marathon champion Robert de Castella slams Manus Island situation”
  • The Australian – “PNG police enter Manus and give asylum seekers one hour to go” [expired link]
  • The Project – Professor Patrick McGorry on the Manus crisis [expired link]


June |  Spreading the compelling evidence that drug law reform saves lives and reduces harmful use


May  |  Launch of the Mindful Futures Network to map applications in public and private organisations


March  |  Report launch: Can Australia respond to drugs more effectively and safely?





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