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Bob Douglas

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Our drug laws are tearing apart our social fabric, as well as harming drug users and their families
2 Nov 2018

This report examines the health and social harms caused or worsened by current drug policies. It is the result of an unprecedented Australia21 collaboration between experts in drug law, drug treatment and community welfare.

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5 Nov 2014

Now that the acute phase of boat arrivals appears over, this paper urges all parties to use this opportunity to construct an overarching national asylum and refugee policy for the long term.

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Forced migration is an age-old phenomenon. It cannot...

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26 Apr 2013

This report on voluntary euthanasia law reform by think-tank Australia21 and QUT Health Law Research Centre was launched as Parliament House in Canberra on 26 April 2013. The report recommends state governments legislate to permit voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide in particular circumstances, urges the...

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11 Jul 2012

This report follows from a Roundtable discussion held in July 2012 to consider new approaches to public policy about illicit drugs in Australia. An earlier Australia21 report launched in April 2012 had concluded that attempts to control drug use through the criminal justice system have...

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3 Apr 2012

Asking 'What are the likely costs and benefits of a change in Australia's current policy on illicit drugs?', this is the report of a high level roundtable held at the University of Sydney on 31 January 2012. The group also included two young student leaders,...

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