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Harm Reduction Australia is hoping to raise $100,000 to roll out more music festival pill testing trials, following the success of the first pilot in Canberra Harm Reduction Australia (HRA) …

More than three in five Groovin the Moo patrons who used the pilot pill testing facility were surprised by their results The final report into the pilot service has been …

The pill testing medical service at Groovin the Moo Canberra has been hailed as a success after “deadly” substances were found in pills Australia’s first pill testing trial took place …

On-site testing of “party drug” pills could reduce drug use harms and possibly save lives, a new review suggests Dr Andrew Groves of Deakin University has published an independent review …

The debate about pill testing needs to expand beyond just music festivals, says the ACT’s Greens leader – and community pharmacy could be one place to run such programs And …

Up to one in five people who had pills tested at UK festivals had a different drug to the one they thought they’d bought Findings from UK trials have been …

After years of planning, negotiation and confirmation, trial organisers found out they had been dropped over social media… what happened? Festival promoters have decided to drop a pill testing trial …

In an Australia-first, the ACT Government will allow free pill testing to take place at a music festival this November The ACT government has given the green light for a …

Pharmacists could have a greater role in harm minimisation under the recommendations of a new report The Australia 21 report, Can Australia respond to drugs more effectively and safely, has …

New research shows majority of partygoers would use the service In early October, 16 partygoers who thought they were taking ecstasy were hospitalised after hallucinating and becoming incoherent, with 27-year-old Victorian …