Wesley Conference Centre, Pitt St Sydney
April 23, 2020 at 7pm to 9:15pm
Join ABC Media Watch host, Paul Barry for an all-star, panel discussion about the war on drugs.
Hear from two former State Premiers, the Hon. Bob Carr and the Hon. Geoff Gallop. Best selling authors Antony Loewenstein and Jenny Valentish and drug policy researcher, Professor Alison Ritter, Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program at the University of NSW will be on the discussion panel that will be followed by audience Q&A. More about the panellists here.
Antony Loewenstein, will speak about legalising and regulating drugs, the premise of his new book, “Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs”. Jenny Valentish, author of “Women of Substances” will talk about her experiences with drugs alcohol and recovery from a female vantage point.
There will also be an audience Q&A, signed book sales from Antony and Jenny, information tables from Australia’s leading AOD NGO’s including the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, and many others.