The Future of the Party II at The Gaso
#BeHeardNotHarmed is hosting a panel and house/disco party at the Gaso to continue exploring how we can make parties more safe, inclusive and politically engaged. Our last party+panel at Revs dived into an exploration of what The Future of the Party could look like. We’re still chewing on those lessons (you can rewatch the panel […]
Anti-Tobacco Advocate Callously Prefers People Smoke, Rather Than Vape
Anti-tobacco organisations across Australia see vaping as a ‘gateway’ to smoking. On their war path, they inadvertantly support the tobacco industry by heavily regulating the industry that challenges it most – vaping.
Drank alcohol in the past three months? This test can tell. Imagine if it were used on the roadside.
You’re driving to work on Monday, haven’t had a drink since Friday night and the rest of your weekend was restful. You see the latest Victoria Police roadside testing operation, which now includes a mobile hair-sample testing facility onboard the drug bus. The officer approaches you. “Goodmorning, you have been randomly selected for our roadside […]
#BeHeardNotHarmed is SSDP Australia’s campaign for pill testing, also known as drug checking or drug safety testing, which is the testing of drugs to identify their contents, purity or the presence of harmful or fatal contaminants.
Roadside Drug Testing
Learn more about Victorian road law, where no fair distinction is made between impairment and having detectable traces of a drug in ones system and why this unclear system harms road safety.
Reagent testing is a simple way to test a substance and observe a chemical reaction that will give you a better idea of what the substance is. It is by no means a perfect method, with many pitfalls. But in a market where information is seriously lacking, it can at least held to point someone […]