The Canberra Drug Policy Series

A Drug Policy Conversation with Johann Hari.

Author of the best selling book Chasing The Scream: The First And Last Days Of The War On Drugs

The 2018 Canberra Drug Policy Series brings
international speakers, cutting-edge ideas
and stimulating conversations to our city.

Uniting has come together with our partners, the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) and ANU-College of Arts and Social Sciences in Canberra to create this ongoing lecture/discussion series.

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Why drug law reform is important to us all

Film highlights from Uniting’s recent event with Dr Manuel Cardoso – the man who helped decriminalise drug use in Portugal – are now available to watch.

On a wet and wintery Tuesday night in Sydney, more than 700 people came to St Stephen’s Uniting Church. Amongst them were media, politicians and VIPs. A further 5,000 people tuned in to watch online.

The event marked the ‘soft launch’ of Uniting’s campaign to modernise drug laws across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

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Innovative Community Grants Fund open

Applications close end of May 2018.

Click here to go to the grant portal and apply

Uniting Grant program: As part of the Uniting commitment to supporting Presbyteries and Congregations and other Community Organisations in the Uniting Church’s mission, Uniting sets aside a percentage of its operational budget for mission initiatives that will make a difference to people experiencing social disadvantage in the community.

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