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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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Evidence supports more pill testing


The road to Australia’s first pill testing trial

This is a significant step forward in our approach to drug law reform—now we’ve shown that pill testing in Australia can be as successful as evidence from overseas indicated, we hope to see it implemented across the country without delay. […]

Breaking Free From Prohibition: A Human Rights Approach to Successful Drug Reform

Drug education, addiction prevention and addiction treatment should be informed not by ideological belief or moral crusade but by evidence-based research. These services must promote harm reduction and human rights. We should not be in the business of preventing drug use, in the same way, that we shouldn’t seek to prevent people from having a cup of coffee, glass of wine, or cigar – instead we must be in the business of preventing drug policy harms caused by prohibition policies, and preventing and treating drug addiction. […]