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Join the renowned ABC radio talkback host, Jon Faine for a dinner-table style panel discussion about the drug issue.
A Current Affairs award-winning journalist, Laura Turner will tell her personal story of loss due to the war on drugs. Join the panel discussion with an all-star expert panel.
- Derryn Hinch - Media personality, ex-politician and journalist
- Julian Burnside AO - QC, human rights lawyer and Green’s candidate
- Mick Palmer AO - Former Australian Federal Police Commissioner
- Fiona Patten - Politician and head of Parliamentary Cannabis Inquiry
- Greg Barns - Australian barrister, author, political commentator
There will also be audience Q&A, book sales, book signing and information tables from Australia’s leading Alcohol and Other Drug NGO's including the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Odyssey House and many others.Donate
Antony Loewenstein, the best-selling Australian author and journalist, reporting from the frontlines of the global war on drugs.
The drug war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won’t go down without a fight. "Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs", explains why.
Travelling through the UK, the US, Australia, Honduras, the Philippines, and Guinea-Bissau, Loewenstein uncovers the secrets of the drug war, why it’s so hard to end, and who is really profiting from it.
'Antony Loewenstein is an amazing journalist. Anyone who cares about the war on drugs should read this book.' JOHANN HARI, AUTHOR OF CHASING THE SCREAM
Antony will join a panel of experts and community leaders at the Melbourne Town Hall for a no-holds-barred discussion of the past, present and future of the drug war.
There will also be audience Q&A, signed book sales and information tables from Australia's leading alcohol and other drugs NGO's.
Join ABC radio talkback host, Jon Faine for a dinner-table style panel discussion about the drug issue.
Panellists, Antony Loewenstein, Derryn Hinch, Julian Burnside, Fiona Patten, Mick Palmer, Laura Turner and Greg Barns. More details about the panellists here.
Join us at the Town Hall for a fascinating insight into an urgent issue.
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90-130 Swanston St
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