• Australia21 Directors question Four Corners’ emphasis and reinforce drug message
    Posted: February 18, 2016

    Australia21 Directors reinforce the powerful case for comprehensive pill testing at public events and question Four Corners’ emphasis on extreme party drug taking behaviour in the ABC’s story ‘Dying to […]

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  • Australia21 Directors speak out about drug law on ABC TV Four Corners
    Posted: February 17, 2016

    Australia21 Directors spoke out about drug law on ABC TV’s Four Corners on 15 February 2016. ALEX WODAK: This law enforcement effort is not only not effective, but is actually […]

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  • Think again: Australia21 Director, Richard Eckersley, on health and inequality
    Posted: January 8, 2016

    ‘Growing concern over rising inequality has renewed interest in the effects of inequality on health’ says Richard Eckersley, Australia21 Director, ‘But the science is not as straightforward as many think.’ […]

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  • Facts about ectasy from Australia21 Director Alex Wodak
    Posted: December 10, 2015

    What are the facts about ectasy? Alex Wodak, Australia21 Director, and Gideon Warhaft argue that unless we can agree on the basic issues and realistic options around ectasy, more young […]

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  • 2014-15 Australia21 Annual Report now available
    Posted: December 4, 2015

    The 2014-15 Australia21 Annual Report is now available online. For the full report go to 2014-15 Annual Report. Or click to check out the Annual Report Highlights.

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  • Australia21 launches crowdfunding campaign for empathy app
    Posted: July 15, 2015

    A21 has launched a crowdfunding campaign at to fund an app designed to help people understand what empathy is and how to bring it into daily life. Empathy can be a powerful tool to encourage more human-centred and effective ways of developing policy on complex issues and it can help people live more meaningful and connected lives. Your donation welcome.

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  • Young Australia21 stall at National Youth Week Expo – Canberra
    Posted: April 10, 2015

    In Canberra today (10th April), we have a Young Australia21 stall at the National Youth Week Expo in Garema Place – 4pm-8pm. Come by and say hello. We have some surprises in store, including a giant interactive box that you can submit your worries into (to be transformed into something beautiful) – and which you can also post your wishes on. We will also have some of our publications to give away by donation, and you can chat to us about our upcoming projects. Hope to see you there!

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  • Australia21 Director Ian Dunlop calls on women to step up on climate change
    Posted: April 9, 2015

    A21 Director Ian Dunlop on climate change – risk and opportunity:
    Sensible climate policy has been dismantled, replaced with token gestures. Unfortunately, the evidence is piling up, along with the economic cost of extreme weather events, to the point where continued denialism is simply economic illiteracy.In the national interest, emergency action is long overdue.The changes needed will require unprecedented co-operation, and statesmanship of the highest order. It is too much to expect the male-dominated, eminence-grise of the incumbency to rise to the occasion, but women might.

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