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

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2018

 

November | Health and social services warn of harms from Australia’s drug laws

  • SBS News: Uniting’s Long Walk to Treatment ends with release of Australia21 report exposing health and social harms being created or worsened by current drug laws
  • WIN ACT: ACT Health Minister and Attorney General welcome Australia21 report warning of health and social harms from drug laws
  • AAP/9news/regional newspapers: Experts want drug use decriminalised
  • Sydney Morning Herald: Coroner compares drug prohibition laws to racism
  • ABC TV News: Coroner slams drug prohibition laws for preventing drug users from seeking help
  • AAP/The Weekend Australian/news.com.au/regional newspapers: Opioid inquest told drug demand key issue
  • The Canberra Times Letter to the Editor: Tackling school violence, Bill Bush, Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform

 

October | Launch of Fair Treatment campaign, supported by Australia21 and other partners

 

October | Victoria’s Prescription Monitoring System could create heroin addicts

 

October | Recreational drug use now ‘mainstream’

 

September-October | Take Control harm reduction plan backs pill testing but NSW government refuses to consider it

 

September | UN chief warns world must act on climate by 2020

  • West Wimmera Advocate “A climate wake-up call to Australia”

 

July | Minerals Council still dangerously wrong on coal and climate

 

July | Banking Royal Commission fallout

 

July | The misguided War on Drugs

 

June | When helping hurts: launch of report on PTSD in first responders

 

June | Sniffer dogs don’t solve drug issues

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

 

June | Substitution treatments overcoming substance abuse

 

June | Investors must to demand climate change transition plans

 

May | Pill testing

 

April | Greens calls for cannabis to be legalised

 

April | Climate change fiduciary responsibility being ignored

 

April | ‘Reliable and affordable’ coal power irrelevant

 

March | Pill testing

 

March | Victorian parliamentary report recommends drug law reforms

 

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

 

March | Business leaders must act on climate change

 

February | Increased drug convictions have little impact on drug availability

 

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

 

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

 


2017

 

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 www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-23/australians-of-the-year…letter…manus…/9181874
  • ‘Human disaster’: Australians of the year plea for Manus refugees www.sbs.com.au/news/article/…/human-disaster-australians-year-plea-manus-refugees

  • Independent Australia – “Let doctors treat the sick on Manus Island, say Australians of the Year” https://independentaustralia.net/…/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” https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/24/the-shame-of-the-evil-being-done-on-manus-will-outlive-us-all
  • The Canberra Times – “Marathon champion Robert de Castella slams Manus Island situation” https://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/act/marathon-champion-robert-de-castella-slams-manus-island-situation-20171123-gzrc7n.html
  • The Australian – “PNG police enter Manus and give asylum seekers one hour to go” http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/png-police-enter-manus-give-asylum-seekers-one-hour-to-go/news-story/88333e48f8d4d2000f25ffbb223faab8 [expired link]
  • The Project – Professor Patrick McGorry on the Manus crisis https://tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/the-project/extra/season-9/professor-patrick-mcgorry-on-the-manus-crisis [expired link]

 

November 2017 | Welfare drug testing

 

September | Welfare drug testing

 

September | Climate science watered down

 

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

 

June | Australian government ignores climate change security threat

 

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

 

May | Adani coal warning

  • “This is not rhetoric: approving the Adani coal mine will kill people” Ian Dunlop

 

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

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March | Don’t be misled by ‘clean coal’, carbon capture and storage, coal seam gas


 



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