No government support for Richmond drug injection room despite community backing – 7th Feb – The Age

Read full article on the Age A legalised drug injecting room in Richmond is unlikely to get the backing of the Andrews government, despite strong support for it within cabinet. Coroner Jacqui Hawkins is expected to soon publish her findings into the death of a 34-year-old mother in north Richmond. The coroner is expected to […]

Support growing for safe injecting room in Melbourne – 6th feb The Age

Read full article in the Age A safe drug-injecting room for Melbourne will be considered by the Andrews government after a spate of overdose deaths. Political support for the controversial idea is gathering pace amid concern that the government’s tough-on-crime approach has taken the focus off harm minimisation. An inquiry by Coroner Jacqui Hawkins into […]