Support. Don't Punish.

Join ABC journalist Stan Grant who is hosting a panel of distinguished experts discussing, “Is it Time to Legalise Drugs?”, to celebrate Support. Don’t Punish day on Thursday 23rd June.

SMART Recovery Australia will be in attendance to be part of an important conversation. 

The Right Honourable Helen Clark, Chair of The Global Commission on Drug Policy, will open the forum via ZOOM, speaking about the Commission’s recent report, “Time to End Prohibition”.


  • Hon. Michael Kirby, former Justice of the High Court
  • Emma Maiden, Head of Advocacy of Uniting
  • Hon. Bob Carr, former NSW Premier
  • Dr Annie Madden AO, Lived Experience Advocate and Executive Director of Harm Reduction Australia
  • Dr Alex Wodak, Chair of Australia21

Information tables from Australia’s leading Alcohol and Other Drug NGOs, and book and merchandise sales will be available on the night. 

Date: Thursday 23rd June

Time: Doors open at 6:15pm for a 7:00pm start

Location: Wesley Conference Centre – 220 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 

More information on Drug Policy Australia Website.


Support. Don’t Punish is a global advocacy campaign calling for drug policies based on health and human rights.