“One of the best ways to demonstrate concern about our country and our community is to contribute to shaping their future.” Paul Barratt AO, Chair of Australia21
Report on the health and social harms from current drug laws
An unprecedented collaboration between experts in drug treatment and community welfare has led to a ground-breaking Australia21 report that exposes a wide range of health and social harms created or worsened by Australia’s current drug laws.
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A Fair Go For All Australians: A report on the causes, consequences and possible solutions to inequality in Australia
Our Mindful Futures Network is holding its first national conference in November.
Australia21 is an independent, not-for-profit think tank. We promote fair, sustainable and inclusive public policy through evidence-based research. We bring together experts, decision makers, business people, academics and ordinary Australians to tackle real-world ‘wicked’ problems — complicated social, health, economic, environmental and national security dilemmas that defy simple solutions. We focus on the issues, not the politics. We rely on donations, philanthropic grants, government grants and academic and industry partnerships to operate.
Doctors slam the NSW Ice Inquiry as a wasteful political stunt. “If we’re going to have an inquiry, let’s have practising GPs involved who know about addiction, let’s have a drug and alcohol specialist, let’s have that real health and welfare approach.” ... See MoreSee Less
"It is time for our dialogue to be about action, rather than arguing whether inequality is a problem at all." Helen Szoke, chief executive of Oxfam Australia. Keep an eye out for the blueprint for change being launched by Australia21 and The Australia Institute on 29 November. ... See MoreSee Less