Australian’s no longer support a ‘war on drugs’ according to the latest national study by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Police say a man and a woman have been charged after officers seized drugs and more than $100,000 cash in a hire car at Tweed Heads.
Cannabis production and consumption is being legalised around the world. It is now time to bring Australian growers in from the cold and give them the opportunity to pay tax, use their knowledge and live legally said Eden-Monaro by-election candidate Michael Balderstone.
Police say a man has been charged after they found prohibited drugs during a vehicle stop yesterday.
A man will faced court yesterday after stolen property was located during a search warrant at a Ballina home on Wednesday.
A man will appear in court today after police seized cannabis with an estimated potential street value of $1 million when a truck was stopped near Byron Bay yesterday.
Deputy Coroner’s recommendations following the inquest into the deaths of six patrons at NSW music festivals included actions such as safe pill testing and a permanent drug checking facility – Premier Gladys Berejiklian has rejected most of them.
Lack of police training on the laws of strip search, police culture and the current legislation have led to the police doing illegal stip searches including the search of minors inquiry hears.
Sixteen years old, lining up to get into a music festival, separated from friends, taken into a tent and forced to strip.
Last week a group of NSW ALP figures including the Labor leader Jodi McKay and Federal MP for Richmond, Justine Elliot, launched a petition calling for more police on the Far North Coast, citing rapid population growth and a ‘policing and crime crisis’ along with drugs issues.
Police say they have been out and about in Byron Bay over the long weekend, targeting illegal drug possession and supply as part of ‘Operation Pariac’.
As a parent it is hard at times not to fall into the trap of authoritarianism. It always seems like a simpler, clearer way forward – I’m the boss and I want you till do what I tell you for your own good. You’ve got to the count of three – I know best!
Every day the media reports stories of drug seizures, busts and border control incidents, and the figures often seem huge, but overall the numbers are even more immense.
With many of you coming to the area to enjoy Splendour in the Grass this week, let’s talk about something perhaps your parents, teachers, and preachers have not broached – drugs!
Governments around the world are out of step with advice from experts on how to tackle illegal and recreational drug use. From the police to border control and health experts, the call has been going out long, loud, and clear: drug policy needs to be rethought.
Splendour in the Grass is underway and the traffic is building as people line up to get their campsite in order and prepare for a weekend of fun and festivities.
A man has been charged following a search warrant at Cudgera Creek in the state’s far north.
Police from Coffs Harbour Region Enforcement Squad (RES) have seized up to $95,000 worth of drugs, firearms and cash and charged two men.
Police have arrested two further men following ongoing investigations into a large-scale drug supply syndicate allegedly operating in the state’s north.
Police have charged a man after allegedly seizing drugs and cash during a vehicle stop near Tweed Heads last night.
The Buttery has received $257,000 to assist young people aged 10 to 19 with drug and alcohol problems to help them get earlier access to treatment.
Four people have been charged after a music event in Casino.
Telephone intercepts discussing alleged cross-border drug runs to purchase ice in Queensland will be used in evidence against a Kyogle pensioner, a mother and her son in the District Court.
With the assistance of local community, Scott Anderson was located by plainclothes officers yesterday 30 January 2017. He had two outstanding arrest warrants related to domestic violence and intimidation.
Drugs and cash worth over $10,000 seized by Richmond Local Area Command in two separate incidents yesterday. Cocaine, MDMA and cannabis as well as unidentified powder and crystal were part of the haul.