When it comes to illicit drugs, politicians must listen to the experts. Jo is a founding member of the NSW cross-party working group on harm minimisation, and will keep up the fight for common sense policy rooted in a health focused approach.

Drug law reform

I speak on an issue that many local residents in my electorate have a close and personal connection to: treatment and support for those who use illicit drugs.

February 17, 2021

Drug law reform

Sister Noelene White has dedicated the past 37 years to the Marrickville community and to supporting those confronting substance abuse, homelessness and mental illness.

February 10, 2021

Drug law reform

The bill before the House today tips the balance even further towards a law and order approach to  illicit drugs.

November 19, 2020

Drug law reform

A question to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.

November 13, 2019

Drug law reform

A question to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.

October 23, 2019

Drug law reform

A question to the Attorney General.

October 23, 2019

Drug law reform

The recent revelations from the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission's review into police actions at last year's Splendour in the Grass festival are appalling. We have learned that seven minors were strip searched at the event and only one in the presence of a parent or guardian, as is required by law. We have learned that just 8.4 per cent of people strip searched at the Splendour in the Grass were found to be in possession of illicit drugs.

October 22, 2019

Drug law reform

I recently had the honour of meeting Marrickville Youth Resource Centre staff working to roll out the Planet Youth Program across my electorate with the support of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

August 07, 2019

Drug law reform

A question to the Minister for Health and Medical Research.

June 19, 2019

Drug law reform

A question to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services.

June 19, 2019