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Volunteers needed – Melbourne CBD – 26th June



On Tuesday 26th June, Volunteers needed Melbourne CBD as Melbourne will join with more than 150 cities around the world to take part in the global advocacy campaign ‘Support’ Don’t Punish, calling for drug policies based on health and human rights.

The ‘Support Don’t Punish‘ street campaign aims to have a visible presence at 20 busy locations in Melbourne’s CBD to promote harm reduction drug policies.

Can you help on Wednesday 26th June between 10 am and 3 pm?

All volunteers will work in pairs with a partner or buddy and will be provided with a ‘Support’ Don’t Punish‘ t-shirt, charity ID badge, leaflets and a collection tin.

Please complete this form if you can help.

Volunteers needed Melbourne CBD
Volunteers needed Melbourne CBD

Why June 26? The Global Day of Action coincides with the UN’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – a day marked by major human rights violations, including public executions for drug offenders. This day is our opportunity to change the narrative – rather than punishing people who use drugs, let’s reform our drug policies to support them.

For more details about the international “Support Don’t Punish” campaign go to  www.supportdontpunish.org.

About Drug Policy Australia

Drug Policy Australia is a Health Promotion Charity primarily concerned with promoting new approaches to reduce the health consequences and other harms associated with the use of drugs. More about Drug Policy Australia.

If you can help please complete this Volunteer Form.

If you can’t help on the day, please consider making a Donation.

For more details please call me on 0417 773372 or email me at greg@drugpolicy.org.au.


Yours Sincerely,

Greg Chipp,
Greg Chipp, Dr John Sherman, Stephanie Tzanetis and Annie Madden

Mick Pachollihttp://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.