Harm Reduction Australia (HRA) is a national organisation for individuals across Australia to join together in their commitment to reducing the health, social and economic harms potentially associated with drug use. Making your voice heard is crucial if we are to achieve more humane, effective and balanced drug policies in Australia and beyond. To help join now and show your support.
Greens health spokeswoman Colleen Hartland said a government-backed testing regime would be able to issue public alerts about dangerous drugs that could save lives. The push for drug testing comes after a bad batch of ecstasy was blamed for up to 20 overdoses around Chapel Street over the weekend. […]
Read a joint submission from Harm Reduction Australia (HRA), Students for Sensible Drug Policy Australia (SSDP) and the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into Crystal Methamphetamine. […]
This plea is not about permitting people to use drugs whenever they want — it is a plea for evidence-based harm reduction policies and programs. […]
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has called for needle and syringe programs (NSPs) to be introduced in prisons and other custodial settings, to reduce the spread of Blood Borne Viruses including hepatitis B and C, and HIV. […]