Their success rate is dismal, they’re expensive as hell, but the police and governments just keep backing them.
They threw out anyone targeted by a sniffer dog, even when the dog was wrong.
Anyone targeted by sniffer dogs at Above & Beyond festival will be evicted—even people who don’t have drugs.
Richard Di Natale: "There's no reason why we couldn't get this done in a year."
Sniffer dogs: banned. Pill testing: legalised.
Section 10s were meant to keep young people out of the system. But are they only an option for those who can afford good lawyers?
"I have one sibling. Except, at the moment, it feels more like I’m an only child. My younger brother isn’t my brother anymore."
The shortage of publicly-funded rehab beds in Victoria is driving people to move interstate. But for people struggling with addiction, like Kane, it's not easy.
Keenan Mundine was 14 when he first went into juvenile detention. By 16 he was addicted to heroin.
"I was just hoping our car didn’t get searched... I was just going to down my stash if they did."
We’re filling our jails, hospitals, and rehab waiting lists. Fast.