#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.
New South Wales heads to the polls Saturday the 23rd of March 2019. Students for Sensible Drug Policy Australia have produced this handy scorecard on popular parties drug policies. We have been regularly speaking to people from NSW about the issues going on in the state, especially the ramping up of the drug war into […]
Students for Sensible Drug Policy Australia have come a long way in the past 18 months. Accelerated by Progress Labs, SSDP have launched their first campaign in support of pill testing. The #BeHeardNotHarmed campaign seeks to shift the public perception on pill testing and urge governments to support the implementation of this harm reduction measure […]
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ADVOCACY PANEL (Live Broadcast on 3CR) Speakers Nevena Spirovska (High Alert) Matt Riley (Free Cannabis Community) Dr. Will Tregoning (Unharm) Greg Hordacre (Victoria Street Drug Solutions) Greg Denham (Yarra Drug and Health Forum) Talking about drug policy and exploring the different issues can be fun and interesting but what about […]
We sit in a dim room, illuminated by a solitary spotlight, and stare at the empty stage. Believe it or not, at 34 years old, this will be my first stand up comedy experience. A barrage of questions suddenly fills my pleasantly stoned head, inducing a pang of anxiety. ‘What if I don’t think he’s […]
This article is an on-going piece of work, relating to the Victorian Inquiry into Drug Law Reform which is accepting public submissions up until 17th of March 2017. It is due to report in 2018 and may provide an opportunity to push alternative policies to prohibition. Please bookmark or follow the page however you do […]
Last year as part of the global 920 Coalition events, Melbourne came together to celebrate and discuss psilocybin mushrooms at the Fitzroy Beer Garden. This year we’re asking you to find the others. Come out and support your psychedelic community and the important work being done around psilocybin mushrooms. This year’s event will also be […]
The War On Drugs has failed to deliver positive outcomes for people who use drugs and for the rest of society. For all the billions of dollars spent trying to prevent drugs from moving around the world, drug use remains common and drugs are widely available. But more than just wasted money, the price of […]