Wow! Our state and federal governments continue to prevent us from providing a service that reduced the number of drug-related hospitalisations at Secret Garden Party in the UK from 19 to one! At the BoomTown festival, drug-related medical incidents reduced by a quarter!
So next time Police Commissioner you feel inclined to sternly lecture us about reducing drug related harm at festivals, LET US! <3
In a few weeks I'll be on a panel of festival organisers and harm reduction experts at the Entheogenesis Australis - EGA symposium from December 8 - 10 to discuss the following hot topic....
The Festival War - Creating Safe Spaces
With hyperbole ever present in the media, regulatory tightening and law enforcement’s increasing presence at festival sites, one of the front lines of the war on drugs is fought at festivals. In this climate, impeccable harm reduction practises are imperative. Join the conversation with representatives from major festivals throughout Australia on the dynamics of creating safe spaces.
Panelists: Tim Harvey (Rainbow Serpent Festival), Paul Abad (Earth Freq), Michael Balderstone (MardiGrass), Shane Russell (Dragon Dreaming), Stephanie Tzanetis [Dancewize]
Entheogenesis Australis 2017 Outdoor Psychedelic Symposium 8th - 10th of December 2017 Tickets now on sale It is with great excitement, that we can officially announce Australia's premier psychedelic ...
Fantastic news for same sex marriage and equality in Australia today! Just so ridiculously sad we have to go through all this crap to drag the rest of the country along kicking and screaming into a tolerant society where love wins!
For those who feel the sky is falling and their children are in danger I think Henry has been very succinct at addressing your unfounded concerns. #niceonehenry #yes #tothepoint ... See MoreSee Less