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Burnet Institute Support for trial of medically supervised injection facility

Read original article An Open Letter to the Victorian Parliament, published in the Herald Sun today, contains 48 signatories from key sectors of the Victorian community for a trial of a medically supervised injection facility in North Richmond. Signatories include the Salvation Army, Anglicare, Ambulance Employees Australia, Australian Medical Association, Royal Australian College of General […]

Windana joins campaign for Medically Supervised Injection Centre in Victoria

Read original article Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc CEO Anne-Maree Kaser has joined 45 leaders from drug & alcohol recovery, social welfare, justice, medical and health organisations in a petition to the Victorian Parliament to support Medically Supervised Injection Centres in Victoria and to support a rigorously evaluated trial in Richmond, a centre of […]

DANA SUPPORTS TRIAL OF MEDICALLY SUPERVISED INJECTION FACILITY IN NORTH RICHMOND (VIC)

Read original article An Open Letter to the Victorian Parliament, published in the Herald Sun today (see link below), contains 48 signatories from key sectors of the Victorian community for a trial of a Medically Supervised Injection Facility in North Richmond. Signatories include the Salvation Army, Anglicare, Ambulance Employees Australia, Australian Medical Association, Royal Australian […]

AMA Victoria backs safe injecting room trial for Melbourne

See original article AMA Victoria today launched a position paper calling for the establishment of a supervised injecting facility trial for Melbourne. The peak doctors’ organisation says there is sufficient evidence to warrant further investigation of the concept and believes a trial should proceed. “Safe injecting rooms are proven to have the capacity to reduce […]