John Ryan fro Anex has contacted DANA and writes “Your willingness to commit support for the establishment of a trial of controlled sterile needle and syringe provision in prisons is greatly appreciated.
Such a pilot program is under active consideration in the Australian Capital Territory. During the NSW election campaign the Liberal-National Coalition stated that it would also consider a trial. Being open-minded to such a program is to be commended.
On behalf of the Anex Board I again thank you very much for assisting with this important public health issue.
He also sent a media release to the Canberra Times. You can read it in full by clicking on the tab under ATODS in the media.