Australia Needs Pill Testing, NOW!

On June 19th, 1971, Richard Nixon announced “drug abuse” as America’s “public enemy number one”. This sparked a worldwide movement to crack down on the supply and consumption of illicit substances, including here in Australia. This, at the time, seemed justified. The 60s produced a vibrant counterculture amongst the youth leading to increased consumption of hallucinogens. The 70s brought heroin from American troops stationed in … Continue reading Australia Needs Pill Testing, NOW!

The Reason You Don’t Know What’s Happening on Nauru

In 2015, on the 31st of October, the Australian Border Force Act came in to force. It was a sweeping piece of legislation that covered the powers and abilities of the Australian Border Force (ABF), ABF Commissioner and all those working for the ABF or Immigration and Border Protection agency. One of the more insidious sections of this piece of legislation comes from the menacingly … Continue reading The Reason You Don’t Know What’s Happening on Nauru