EP97 – IHRD with Annie Madden, Vic Street Group and High Alert’s Nev
LIVE SUNDAY 2 - 3PM
Nick and Ash discuss the week in news.
Judy Ryan joins the program to share with us a resident’s perspective on the on-going injecting drug use issue in the Abbotsford / Richmond area. The Vic Street Drug Solutions group is seeking to raise awareness about the issue and about the need for a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in the area to properly manage the issue.
Nev from the High Alert campaign joins the program to talk to us about why this campaign has cropped up. The campaign launches on Thursday the 11th of May.
Until August 2017, Victorian Police are conducting nightclub raids across Melbourne under the name Operation Safenight.
There will be no warning before they search a venue, and this will include checking patrons with sniffer dogs in the line before they have entered, posing as undercover buyers, patrolling club toilets, as well as inspecting vehicles used to arrive at the nightclub. Read more about OperationSafenight.
Annie Madden from Harm Reduction Australia joins the program on International Harm Reduction Day 2017 (#IHRD) to talk about what harm reduction is, why it is a simple approach to understanding the harms associated with drug use and why applying it across many of our drug problems can help move these on-going issues toward humane outcomes that will benefit the community.
will benefit the community.