July 2, 2018

The Home Stretch is very excited about tonight’s Q&A episode - it's a huge milestone for foster care as it will feature comedian, writer, and former foster care kid Corey White.

He’ll be speaking about his experience in care and why the Victorian Government must extend...

October 28, 2017

The ACT government made a forward thinking move in September by approving the country’s first pill testing trial at a music festival. But a few weeks later, organisers of the Spilt Milk festival said they were unable to continue with the trial because those running the...

August 3, 2017

“The global war on drugs has failed,” the Global Commission on Drug Policy declared on June 2 2011.

The panel of world leaders and intellectuals outlined in its report that prohibition has led to increased drug consumption, fostered powerful crime networks and contribut...

May 31, 2017

There has been a phenomenal community response to High Alert since the campaign launched just a fortnight ago.

In that time, we’ve spoken to 3AW Drive, been featured on Triple J Hack, had a long-form interview with Dean Beck on JOY FM, spoken to Triple R, 3CR, and appea...

May 21, 2017

Recreational and party drug use in Melbourne, a longstanding bugbear for Victorian politicians, is again under fire from prowling cops in the form of Operation Safenight. The program, which will run through to August, sends extra police patrols and sniffer dogs out to...

May 10, 2017

On Saturday night uniform and plain clothes police flooded Chapel St and Fitzroy St, two of Melbourne’s busiest club districts. Accompanied by police dogs they targeted club goers, including venues and the lines outside them. By the end of the night, 10 people lining u...

May 10, 2017

A harm minimisation campaign helping clubbers access legal information and sniffer dog locations is being launched in response to a police crackdown on drugs in Melbourne clubbing precincts. 

Another 10 people were arrested on Chapel St at the weekend as part of 'Operat...

May 6, 2017

Unilever pioneers social purpose driven marketing via Ben & Jerry’s Empowerment ice-cream and Dove’s Speak Beautiful Effect. KFC donates $1,000 to anyone pictured undertaking the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ using their fried-chicken tub. Kendall Jenner and PepsiCo vandalise...

May 1, 2017

2017 has seen a major trend in advertising develop where companies take a stand on a political issue in an attempt to prove to their customers that they can put their money where their values are. It’s called ‘brand activism’ and we’ve seen some truly spectacular examp...

April 3, 2017

My wonderful friend Matt Kulesza pioneered the '1000+ Coffees' concept in 2014.  His initial plan was to have a one-on-one coffee with every single one of his 1000+ Facebook "friends" and over the last three years his posts have reached and resonated with people across...

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