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Biennial HRA Stakeholder Survey – 2019

As part of our very important commitment to reflect and represent the views of people in the community associated with us, every 2 years Harm Reduction Australia provides an opportunity for people working or associated with drug and alcohol policies and programs the opportunity to have their say on issues affecting the sector and the wider community.

The survey takes less than 5 minutes.

Click here to access the survey

Responses need to be submitted by 5:00 pm AEDST Friday 29 November 2019.

In keeping with our commitment to transparency, the results will be made publicly available as soon as possible.

About HRA

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.

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