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  • Drug Policy Public Discussion Forum, Is it time to legalise drugs?

    This event has been postponed until October 2020.

    Due to the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 virus, this event has been postponed until later in the year, most likely October 2020. We will advise all ticket holders when a firm date is decided with the option to refund their ticket if they can not attend on the alternate date. Please use this contact form for any enquires.

    Thank you for your patience in this difficult time.

    Greg Chipp
    Managing Director

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    Join ABC Media Watch host, Paul Barry for an all-star, panel discussion about the war on drugs.

    Hear from two former State Premiers, the Hon. Bob Carr and the Hon. Geoff Gallop. Best selling authors Antony Loewenstein and Jenny Valentish and drug policy researcher, Professor Alison Ritter, Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program at the University of NSW and Sally Dowling who was the Senior Counsel assisting the ICE Inquiry will all be on the discussion panel. More about the panellists here.

    Antony Loewenstein will speak about legalising and regulating drugs, the premise of his new book, "Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs". Jenny Valentish, author of "Women of Substances" will talk about her experiences with drugs alcohol and recovery from a female vantage point.

    There will also be an audience Q&A, signed book sales from Antony and Jenny, information tables from Australia's leading AOD NGO's including the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, and many others.

    Join us at the Wesley Conference Centre, Pitt St Sydney, in October for a fascinating insight into this urgent issue that's killing young Australians.

    WHEN
    October 22, 2020 at 7pm
    Where
    Wesley Conference Centre
    220 Pitt St
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    Australia
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    $27.00 AUD ·
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